Hurricane Field Program Update – Tuesday, August 28, 2012 2:29 PM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012

G-IV: Ferried from Jacksonville International Airport to MacDill AFB early in the morning.

NOAA42: Flew a TDR mission into Isaac. They took off at 0800 UTC from Jacksonville International Airport and recover there at 1604 UTC. Two HRD and three UM/RSMAS scientists were on this flight.

NOAA42: Is scheduled to fly into Isaac. Take off will be at 2000 UTC from Jacksonville International Airport and will recover at MacDill AFB. NOAA42 will fly a P-3 TDR/landfall mission. Three HRD scientists will be on this flight.

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012

No flights are planned for the G-IV or NOAA42.

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