Mission Summary
20121027N1 Aircraft 49RF
Synoptic Surveillance mission around Sandy

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderKristie Twining
Co-pilotJason Mansour
Co-pilotRon Moyers
Flight DirectorNick Morgan
ASPENJack Parrish
Data TechnicianGabe Defeo
Radar TechnicianAl Goldstein
AVAPSCarlos Quiles
AVAPSLeonard Miller
Scientific Crew (49RF)
ObserverRosimar Rios-Barrios


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. 27th 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 26, 2012 2:24:55 PM
Aircraft: N49RF
Altitude: FL410-450
Proposed takeoff: 27/1730Z
DROP LOCATIONS
# LAT LON TIME
deg min deg min hh:mm
128 00-85 000:19
226 00-85 000:36
326 00-83 000:51
424 00-83 001:08
524 00-81 301:19
624 00-80 001:31
726 00-79 001:49
828 00-79 002:06
928 00-77 302:17
1028 00-76 002:29
1126 00-76 002:45
1226 00-74 003:01
1326 00-72 003:16
1426 00-70 003:32
1528 00-70 003:48
1628 00-72 004:03
1729 30-72 004:16
1831 00-72 004:28
1931 00-70 004:43
2033 00-70 004:59
2135 00-70 005:16
2237 00-70 005:32
2337 00-72 305:50
2435 00-72 306:07
2533 00-73 536:26
2633 00-75 156:36
2733 00-76 386:47
2833 00-78 006:57
2931 00-79 007:15
3029 00-79 007:31


Jack Parrish and Rosimar Rios-Barrios

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
MacDill AFB, FL27/17:19 UTC MacDill AFB, FL28/00:30 UTC

Mission Evaluation:

32 dropsondes were launched, with 30 of them being good and transmitted.

Problems :


Mission Data :


Combined drops from P3 and G-IV missions at 850 mb


Combined drops from P3 and G-IV missions at 200 mb


Page last updated Nov. 6, 2012
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