Hurricane Field Program Update – Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 6:00 PM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012

NOAA42: Is tasked for a mission into Hurricane Sandy. The flight will take off around 2000 UTC from MacDill Air Force Base. NOAA42 is flying a P-3 TDR mission. Two HRD scientists will be on this flight.

G-IV:  No missions are scheduled.

Friday, Oct. 26, 2012

NOAA42:  Is tasked for a mission into Hurricane Sandy. The flight will take off around 0400 UTC from MacDill Air Force Base. NOAA42 is flying a P-3 TDR mission. Three HRD scientists will be on this flight.

NOAA42:  Is tasked for a mission into Hurricane Sandy. The flight will take off around 2000 UTC from MacDill Air Force Base. NOAA42 is flying a P-3 TDR mission. Two HRD scientists will be on this flight.

G-IV:  No missions are scheduled.

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