Hurricane Field Program Update – Tuesday, September 16, 2014 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

NOAA42: Is tasked to fly a Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Experiment with the COYOTE UAS. They took off from Bermuda around 9:30AM. Two HRD scientists are on this flight.

NOAA43: Is tasked to fly a NESDIS Ocean Winds Experiment. Take of time from St. Croix is scheduled for 11AM. Two HRD scientists will be on board.

G-IV: Was tasked to fly a Model Evaluation Experiment. This flight is cancelled. The jet is not available at this time.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

NOAA42: Is tasked to fly a Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Experiment with the COYOTE UAS. Take off time from Bermuda is set for 8AM. Two HRD scientists will be on this flight.

NOAA43: Is tasked to fly a a post-storm Ocean Survey Experiment. Take off time from St. Croix is TBD. Three HRD scientists will be on board.

G-IV: Is tasked to fly a around Edouard. Take off time from Bermuda is scheduled for 8AM Eastern.

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