G-IV afternoon flight around Tropical Storm Isaac – Aug. 23, 2012

The G-IV is scheduled to fly a synoptic surveillance mission this afternoon, with a takeoff time of 1730 UTC (1:30pm Eastern) from MacDill AFB and land back there too. They will fly north of the Greater Antilles. The G-IV crew will be sampling the subtropical ridge north of Isaac as well as getting the northern portion of the circumnavigation around the storm. Here’s their track.

G-IV track