Mission Summary
20190927N1 Aircraft 49RF
Satellite Validation/Diurnal Cycle

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderKristie Twining
Co-pilotRebecca Waddington
Co-pilot Norman
Flight DirectorRich Henning
Flight DirectorJames Carpenter
System EngineerJames Warnecke
Data TechnicianDelgado
AVAPSLeonard Miller
AVAPSAkshar Patel

Science crew (49RF)
DropsondeJason DunionHRD


Figure 1. Flight plan for 20190927N1 mission for Lorenzo

Figure 1. Flight plan for 20190927N1 mission for Lorenzo

Mission Plan :

NOAA49 will fly a NESDIS Satellite Validation and Diurnal Cycle mission around Hurricane Lorenzo.

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Barbados, BWI 12:08 UTC Barbados, BWI 19:58 UTC
Expendables 37 GPS sondes
1 bad

NOAA49 flew a successful NESDIS-tasked Satellite Validation and Diurnal Cycle mission around Hurricane Lorenzo coordinated with a 1613Z overpass with the NOAA-20 satellite.

HURRICANE MISSION PLAN: LORENZO
Prepared by the Hurricane Research Division File
September 28, 2019 5:44:54 PM
Aircraft: N49RF
Proposed takeoff: 27/1200Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON RAD AZM Time
deg min deg min n mi deg hr:min
1 15 0052 30 1:00
2I15 4850 23 1:18
3I16 3648 17 1:36
4S17 2446 10 240/2401:54
5I18 0545 34 2:02
6I18 4644 58 2:09
7S19 2844 21 100/2702:17
8I20 0945 01 2:25
9I20 5145 40 2:33
10S21 3346 20 240/3002:41
11I21 2245 24 2:49
12I21 1244 28 2:56
13S21 0243 33 100/3303:03
14I21 5443 16 3:12
15I22 4642 59 3:19
16S23 3842 42 240/3603:26
17I22 4842 25 3:34
18I21 5942 08 3:42
19S21 0941 51 100/0303:49
20I21 2240 56 3:57
21I21 3440 00 4:04
22S21 4739 04 240/0604:11
23I21 0839 44 4:20
24I20 2940 23 4:27
25S19 4941 03 100/0904:34
26I18 5840 21 4:44
27S18 0739 40 210/1204:53
28I18 1840 50 5:03
29S18 2942 00 100/1505:12
30I17 2942 27 5:22
31S16 2942 54 210/1805:31
32I17 3243 22 5:41
33S18 3543 49 100/2105:51
34I18 2544 45 5:59
35I18 1545 41 6:06
36S18 0546 37 240/2406:14

Mission Evaluation / Problems :


Mission Data :

Flight Director's log | Flight Director's manifest | NetCDF data | serial data | Drop log


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