Hurricane Field Program Update – Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS

Wednesday, 9 Aug. 2017

G-IV: No flights are scheduled.

NOAA42: Is flying a Tail Doppler Radar mission into Tropical Storm Franklin. Take off was around 0800 UTC (4:00AM Eastern) from Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, Lakeland, FL. Three HRD scientists are on this flight.

Global Hawk:  Is currently flying over Tropical Storm Franklin and scheduled to land at NASA’s Armstrong Research Flight Facility, Edwards, CA around 0000 UTC (8:00PM Eastern).

Thursday, 10 Aug. 2017

G-IV: No flights are scheduled.

NOAA42: No flights are scheduled.

Global Hawk:  No flights are scheduled.

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