New technologies successfully deployed in recent hurricane flights

During NOAA’s recent reconnaissance and surveillance missions into Hurricane Edouard, aircraft-deployed unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) were successfully deployed for the first time. On September 16, 2014, Sensintel’s Coyote UAS was released into major Hurricane Edouard’s eye using NOAA’s P-3 aircraft operating out of Bermuda as the delivery vehicle. Once deployed, the 7-lb, 5-ft-wingspan Coyote proceeded … Continue reading New technologies successfully deployed in recent hurricane flights

Hurricane Field Program Update – Friday, September 19, 2014 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Friday, September 19, 2014 NOAA42: Will ferry back to MacDill Air Force Base from the Bermuda. Take off time is scheduled for noon. One HRD scientists will be on this flight. NOAA43: Is tasked to fly a Ocean Glider research flight. They took off from St. Croix around 10AM. The goal of this mission is to fly over … Continue reading Hurricane Field Program Update – Friday, September 19, 2014 11AM Eastern