Tag Archives: Unmanned Aerial Systems

Hurricane Field Program Update – Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Friday, 7 Oct. 2016 G-IV:  Flew a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew. Take off was at 0530 UTC (1:30AM Eastern) from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. No HRD scientists were on this flight. NOAA43: Was scheduled for a Tail Doppler Radar … Continue reading

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Joe Cione talks to Bloomberg News about possibly using the Coyote in Hurricane Matthew

You can read the article at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-07/forecasters-can-see-hurricane-matthew-s-damage-before-it-happens.

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The Global Hawk will also fly over Hurricane Matthew to gather data

As part of NOAA’s Sensing Hazards with Operational Unmanned Technology (SHOUT) field campaign the Global Hawk is scheduled to fly tonight for a 24-h mission over Hurricane Matthew. The Global Hawk will take off at 7PM Pacific (10PM Eastern) from NASA’s Armstrong … Continue reading

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Thursday, 6 Oct. 2016 G-IV: Was scheduled to fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew with a take off time of 0530 UTC (1:30AM Eastern). This flight was cancelled. The G-IV is down for maintenance. NOAA43: Was scheduled to fly a Tail Doppler Radar … Continue reading

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Wednesday, 5 Oct. 2016 G-IV: Flew a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew with a take off time of 0530 UTC (1:30AM Eastern) to and from MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. One HRD scientist was on this flight. NOAA43: Flew a Tail Doppler Radar mission into … Continue reading

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Tuesday, 4 Oct. 2016 G-IV:  Was scheduled to fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew with a take off time of 0530 UTC (1:30AM Eastern). This flight was cancelled. NOAA43: No flights scheduled. G-IV: Is scheduled to fly a synoptic surveillance mission … Continue reading

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Monday, 3 Oct. 2016 NOAA43: Is scheduled ferry back to MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. No HRD scientists will be on this flight. G-IV:  Is scheduled to fly a synoptic surveillance mission around Matthew. Take off is scheduled for 1730 UTC … Continue reading

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HRD Debrief for missions into Tropical Storm Karl Hermine – 30 September 2016

HRD researchers discussed the results from the 7 P-3, 5 G-IV, and 2 Global Hawk missions into Tropical Storm Karl (20-24 September 2016). The agenda for the discussion was: Slides from the debrief are available at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/pub/hrd/blog/meetings/2016/HFP/Karl_debrief.pptx

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Paper on the Coyote unmanned aircraft system in Hurricane Edouard published in Earth and Space Science

This was the first successful launch of an unmanned aircraft system into a mature hurricane from a Hurricane Hunter aircraft. This so-called Coyote is a 13-pound drone with a 5-foot wingspan that measures pressure, temperature, humidity, and wind speed and … Continue reading

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Hurricane Field Program Update – Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 11AM Eastern

OPERATIONS Saturday, 24 Sept. 2016 NOAA43:  Flew a research mission into Karl. They took off around 0600 UTC (2AM Eastern) to and from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Two HRD scientists were on this flight. G-IV:  Is scheduled to fly a research mission over and … Continue reading

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