Monday, September 29, 2014
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
G-IV: Is scheduled to fly a GPS dropsonde evaluation mission in coordination with the NASA’s UAS Global Hawk. Take off for the G-IV is set for 10:15 AM Eastern for an 1 hr and 50 min flight to and from MacDill Air Force Base. The coordinated flight will be a rectangular pattern over the Gulf of Mexico. The purpose of the flight is to validate the mini Global Hawk dropsondes with the G-IV dropsondes. No HRD scientists will be on this flight.
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