Mission Summary
20140917I1 Aircraft 43RF
Model Evaluation flight

Aircraft Crew (43RF)
Aircraft CommanderMark Sweeney
Co-pilotChris Kerns
Co-pilotPat Didier
NavigatorTim Gallagher
Flight EngineerJoe Heystek
Flight EngineerChris Lalonde
Flight DirectorJack Parrish
Flight DirectorMike Holmes
System EngineerDana Naeher
Data TechnicianTerry Lynch
AVAPSDamon San Souci

Scientific Crew (43RF)
LPSEric Uhlhorn (HRD)
AXBTBenjamin Jaimes (RSMAS)
IWRAPSulieman Alweiss (NESDIS)
IWRAPJohna Rudzin (RSMAS)

Mission Plan :

NOAA43 will conduct a NESDIS-tasked Ocean Winds mission into Hurricane Edouard. Takeoff is scheduled for 1600 UTC from St. Croix, USVI and recover there at 0100 UTC the next day.

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
St. Croix, USVI16:17 UTC St. Croix, USVI01:27 UTC

Final track

15 AXBTs, 17 AXCPs, and 6 AXCTDs launched. 3 AXCPs were bad but the other expendables were good and transmitted.

Mission Evaluation:


Mission Data :

NetCDF | 1 second data | serial | Flight Director's log | Flight Director's manifest
LPS log

Flight track

Temperature and Moisture

Wind and Atlitude

Page last updated Feb. 17, 2015
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