Hurricane Field Program Update – Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

NOAA42: Is tasked to fly a Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Experiment with the COYOTE UAS. They took off around 8AM from Bermuda. 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 set for 1:30PM. One HRD scientist will be on board.

G-IV: Is tasked to fly a around Edouard. They are taking off around 11AM from Bermuda.

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