Sunday, 7 Aug 2016
NOAA43: Will ferry to Harlingen, TX for possible flights in the East Pacific into Tropical Depression 11. Take off is scheduled for 3PM Eastern. No HRDers will be on this flight.
Monday, 8 Aug 2016
G-IV: Will possibly ferry to Harlingen, TX from MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL for possible flights in the East Pacific over TD11. Take off is tentatively scheduled for 1:30PM Eastern. No HRDers will be on this flight.
NOAA43: Is scheduled to fly a Doppler Wind Lidar and possibly a Coyote research mission. The goals of these missions is to gather data with the Doppler Wind Lidar instrument and to launch the Unmanned aircraft – the Coyote to collect data. Take off is scheduled for 1800 UTC (1PM Central) to and from Harlingen, TX. Three HRD scientists will be on this flight.
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