Tuesday, September 30, 2014
G-IV: Is flying a GPS dropsonde evaluation mission in coordination with the NASA’s UAS Global Hawk. The jet took off around 10:15 AM Eastern for an 1 hr and 50 min flight from MacDill Air Force Base. They are flying box-like pattern over the Gulf of Mexico. The goal of this mission is to validate the mini Global Hawk dropsondes with the G-IV dropsondes. No HRD scientists are on this flight.
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