Sunday, Aug 26, 2012
G-IV: Is flying around Tropical Storm Isaac. The flight took off at 0530 UTC from MacDill and will recover at MacDill. The G-IV will be sampling the mid-upper trough along the U.S. southeast coast and doing a circumnavigation around Isaac. No HRDers will be on this flight.
NOAA42: Is scheduled to fly into Isaac. Take off will be at 2000 UTC from MacDill and will recover in Jacksonville International Airport. NOAA42 will fly a P-3 TDR mission into Tropical Storm Isaac. Three HRD scientists will be on this flight.
G-IV: Is scheduled to fly around Isaac. Take off will be at 1730 UTC from MacDill and will recover at Jacksonville International Airport. The G-IV will be doing a circumnavigation around Isaac and sampling the trough along the U.S. southeast coast. No HRDers will be on this flight.
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