Mission Summary
20181009N2 Aircraft 49RF
Hurricane Michael (AL14)
AIPEX

Aircraft Crew (49RF)
Aircraft CommanderDavid Cowan
Co-pilotBrian Fritzler
Flight DirectorRich Henning
Flight DirectorJack Parrish
System EngineerAkshar Patel
Data TechnicianGabe Defeo
Dropsonde OperatorJorge Delgado
Dropsonde OperatorJames Warnecke

Scientific Crew (49RF)
Dropsonde ScientistJohn KaplanHRD
GuestHoward Altmanunk
GuestLuis Santanaunk

Scientific Crew (Ground)
Dropsonde ScientistJason DunionHRD


Proposed NOAA 49 track

Final flight track

Mission Plan :

NOAA 49RF (N49) will fly a HRD-tasked TDR missions around Hurricane Michael.

HURRICANE SYNOPTIC SURVEILLANCE MISSION PLAN: Michael
Prepared by the Hurricane Research Division
October 08, 2018
Aircraft: N49RF
Proposed takeoff: 09/1730Z
DROP LOCATION TABLE
# LAT LON RAD/AZM Time
deg min deg min nmi/deg hr:min
1S26 4184 27 120/0600:23
2S25 4382 30 210/0900:40
3I25 1483 30 0:49
4S24 4684 29 120/1200:57
5S23 1584 03 200/1401:11
6I23 3385 13 1:21
7S23 5186 23 120/1801:30
8I23 2887 56 1:43
9S23 0589 28 240/2251:55
10I24 0188 53 2:05
11S24 5788 18 120/2402:14
12I25 2989 35 2:25
13S26 0090 51 240/2702:35
14I26 3289 36 2:46
15S27 0488 21 120/3002:56
16I27 5088 47 3:04
17S28 3589 12 210/3153:11
18I28 2287 49 3:23
19S28 0986 25 120/3603:33
20S29 0484 10 210/0353:52
21 27 2085 43 4:11
22 27 2087 00 4:21
23 26 1987 50 4:32
24 25 1387 05 4:44
25 25 1385 43 4:55
26 26 1985 02 5:06
27 26 5985 17 5:13

Mission Summary :

Take off Landing
Linder-Lakeland, FL 17:31 UTC Linder-Lakeland, FL 22:51 UTC

Problems :


Mission Data :


Flight track

Temperature and Moisture

Wind and Atlitude

Flight Director's log | Flight Director's manifest | NetCDF data | Drop log | AVAPS log | 1 second data


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