Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012
No flights are planned for the G-IV or NOAA42.
Thursday, Aug 30, 2012
NOAA42: Is scheduled to fly a post-storm ocean survey research flight in the Gulf of Mexico. Take off will be at 1000 UTC from MacDill AFB and will recover nine hours later at MacDill AFB. NOAA42 will sample the ocean after Hurricane Isaac’s passage by launching ocean measuring expendable instruments such as (AXCPS, AXBTs and AXCTDs). Three UM/RSMAS scientists will be on this flight. No HRD scientists will be on this flight.
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