Hurricane Field Program Update – Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Thursday, 22 Sept. 2016 G-IV:  Is scheduled to fly a research mission over and around Karl. Take off is scheduled for 1730 UTC (1:30PM Eastern) to and from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. No HRD scientists will be on this flight. NOAA43:  Is scheduled to fly a research mission into Karl. Take off is scheduled … Continue reading Hurricane Field Program Update – Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 11AM Eastern

NOAA’s G-IV jet will collect data over Karl this afternoon

The G-IV jet is set to take off in about an hour to fly around and over Karl for a 7.5 hour mission. The jet will collect data over and around the surrounding environment of Karl. Below is the proposed flight track. The dots on the flight track (shown in green) represent the aircraft turn points. … Continue reading NOAA’s G-IV jet will collect data over Karl this afternoon

Hurricane Field Program Update – Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Wednesday, 21 Sept. 2016 NOAA43: Flew a research mission into Karl. Take off was around 0600 UTC (2AM Eastern) to and from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Three HRD scientists were on this flight. G-IV:  Is scheduled to fly a research mission around and over Karl. Take off is scheduled for 1730 UTC (1:30PM Eastern) to and from St. Croix, … Continue reading Hurricane Field Program Update – Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 11AM Eastern

It’s a second flight into Tropical Storm Karl for the NOAA P3 aircraft

NOAA's P3 hurricane hunter aircraft is set to fly into Tropical Storm Karl. They will take off at 2AM for an eight hour mission from St. Croix. The data collected on this and all the flights helps us understand the interaction between Karl and its surrounding environment. Below is the proposed flight track. The dots … Continue reading It’s a second flight into Tropical Storm Karl for the NOAA P3 aircraft

Here are our flight plans for collecting data in Tropical Storm Karl

NOAA's hurricane hunter aircraft will fly today to collect data in, around, and over Tropical Storm Karl. Currently the aircraft are stationed in St. Croix. The G-IV will take off first at 1:30PM (1730 UTC) followed by NOAA43 that will take off at 2:00PM (1800 UTC). The objective for these two missions is to collect data. This information … Continue reading Here are our flight plans for collecting data in Tropical Storm Karl

Hurricane Field Program Update – Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Tuesday, 20 Sept. 2016 G-IV:  Is scheduled to fly a research mission into Tropical Storm Karl. Take off is scheduled for 1730 UTC (1:30PM Eastern) to and from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. No HRD scientists will be on this flight. NOAA43:  Is scheduled to fly a research mission into Karl. Take off is scheduled … Continue reading Hurricane Field Program Update – Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 11AM Eastern

Hurricane Field Program Update – Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Monday, 19 Sept. 2016 NOAA43: Is scheduled ferry down to St. Croix, US Virgin Islands to begin future flights into Karl. G-IV: Is scheduled ferry down to St. Croix,US Virgin Islands to begin future flights into Karl. Global Hawk: No flights are scheduled. Tuesday, 20 Sept. 2016 G-IV:  Is scheduled to fly a research mission into Tropical Storm … Continue reading Hurricane Field Program Update – Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 11AM Eastern