Hurricane Field Program Update – Thursday, August 20, 2015 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Thursday, 20 August 2015

G-IV: Will ferry from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL to Barbados in preparation for future missions into Danny.

NOAA43: Will ferry from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL to Barbados in preparation for future missions into Danny.

Friday, 21 August 2015

G-IV: Is scheduled to fly a research mission. Take off time is scheduled for 1730 UTC (1:30PM local) from Barbados and recovering there seven hours later. No HRDers will be on-board.

NOAA43: Is scheduled to fly a pre-storm ocean survey research mission ahead of Danny. Take off is scheduled for 1400 UTC (10AM local) from Barbados. An HRD scientist will be on this flight.

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