Mission Summary
20140804H1 Aircraft 42RF
TDR Tropical Storm Bertha

Aircraft Crew (42RF)
Aircraft CommanderJustin Kibbey
Co-pilotChris Kerns
Co-pilotAdam Abitbol
NavigatorTim Gallagher
Flight EngineerKen Heystek
Flight EngineerChris Lalonde
Flight DirectorIan Sears
Flight DirectorMike Holmes
System EngineerTerry Lynch
System EngineerBill Olney
Data TechnicianJoe Bosko
AVAPSTodd Richards
MechanicWes Crouch
Program ManagerJames McFadden

Scientific Crew (42RF)
LPSEric Uhlhorn (HRD)
RadarRob Rogers (HRD)
Dropsonde/AXBTMichael Maier-Gerber (KIT, Germany)

Mission Plan :

Proposed track #1

Proposed track #2

Final track

NOAA42 will conduct an EMC-tasked TDR mission ahead of Bertha. Take off is from Ft. Lauderdale, FL at 18:00 UTC and recover at Ft. Lauderdale, FL or MacDill AFB, FL by 02:00 UTC the follwing day.

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Ft. Lauderdale, FL17:50 UTC MacDill AFB, FL02:09 UTC

Mission Data :

LPS log | Radar log | Drop log

NetCDF file | One second data

Flight track

Temperature and Moisture

Wind and Atlitude

Flight track detail

Page last updated Mar. 24, 2015
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