Mission Summary
20190929H1 Aircraft 42RF
Ocean Winds

Aircraft Crew (42RF)
Aircraft CommanderNate Kahn
Co-pilotRobert Mitchell
Co-pilotAdam Abitol
Flight EngineerPaul Darby
Flight EngineerKen Heystek
NavigatorB Richards
Flight DirectorMike Holmes
System EngineerJoe Greene
Data TechnicianMike Mascaro
AVAPS TechnicianNick Underwood

Science crew (42RF)
LPSJon ZawislakHRD
DropsondeKathryn SellwoodHRD
RadarTrey AlveyHRD
LPSPaul ChangNESDIS
ObserverJoe SappNESDIS
ObserverZorana JelenakNESDIS

Science crew (Ground)
RadarJohn GamacheHRD


Figure 1. Flight plan for 20190929H1 mission for Lorenzo

Mission Plan :

NOAA42 will conduct an HRD-tasked SFMR Validation research mission with Ocean Winds experiment into Hurricane Lorenzo.

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Barbados, BWI 14:27 UTC Barbados, BWI 23:42 UTC
Penetrations 3
Expendables 17 GPS sondes
2 bad

MISSION PLAN: LORENZO
Prepared by the Hurricane Research Division
Sept. 29, 2019 12:15 PM EDT
Aircraft: N42RF
Proposed takeoff: 29/1200Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON RAD/AZMON Time
deg min deg min deg nm hr:min

Mission Evaluation / Problems :


Mission Data :

LPS log | Radar log | Drop log Flight Director's log | Flight Director's manifest | NetCDF data |


Page last updated January 17, 2019
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