Mission Summary
20121026N1 Aircraft 49RF
Synoptic Surveillance mission around Sandy

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderKristie Twining
Co-pilotRon Moyers
Co-pilotJason Mansour
Flight DirectorNick Morgan
ASPENJessica Williams
Data TechnicianGabe Defeo
Radar TechnicianAl Goldstein
AVAPSCarlos Quiles
AVAPSLeonard Miller
Scientific Crew (49RF)
None


Proposed track

Mission Plan :

Fly a Synopitc Suveillance mission around Hurricane Sandy as it emerges from the Cuban coast. Take off from MacDill AFB, FL at 17:30 UTC on Oct. 26th and recover at MacDill AFB, FL at 00:30 UTC the next day.

TROPICAL STORM SYNOPTIC SURVEILLANCE MISSION PLAN: Isaac
Prepared by the
National Hurricane Center
October 25, 2012 4:15:38 PM
Aircraft: N49RF
Altitude: FL410-450
Proposed takeoff: 26/1730Z
DROP LOCATIONS
# LAT LON TIME
deg min deg min hh:mm
128 00-83 300:08
228 00-85 000:19
326 00-85 000:36
424 00-85 000:52
524 00-83 301:04
626 00-83 301:20
726 00-82 001:32
824 00-82 001:48
924 00-80 002:04
1026 00-79 002:22
1124 00-78 002:40
1224 00-76 002:56
1324 00-74 003:11
1424 00-72 003:27
1526 00-72 003:43
1626 00-74 003:59
1728 00-74 004:15
1828 00-72 004:30
1928 00-70 004:46
2030 00-70 005:02
2132 00-70 005:19
2232 00-71 305:30
2332 00-73 005:41
2430 00-73 005:57
2530 00-74 306:09
2630 00-76 006:20
2732 00-76 006:37
2834 00-76 006:53
2934 00-77 307:04
3032 00-77 307:21
3132 00-79 007:32
3230 30-79 007:44
3329 00-79 007:56

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
MacDill AFB, FL26/18:14 UTC MacDill AFB, FL27/02:37 UTC

Mission Evaluation:

33 dropsondes were launced. All were good and transmitted.

Problems :


Mission Data :


Page last updated Nov. 6, 2012
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