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HS3 09/15/14 Mission Daily Schedule

Overview:  AV-6 Science Flight #6 returned after a successful flight over Edouard. Edouard was upgraded to a Cat 2 hurricane during the flight. AVAPS has worked some instrument issues today and is ready for tomorrow’s flight.

 

POR during SciFlt 06 over H. Edouard (9.14.14)

HS3 09/14/14 Mission Daily Schedule

Overview:  AV-6 Science Flight #6 is currently flying and is scheduled to land at 0700 EDT tomorrow. During today's flight Edouard was upgraded to a Cat 1 hurricane. As I write this, sondes are dropping at high frequency into the eye of the storm.
 
Tuesday is the next possible flight day. Mission science is aiming for a 0700 takeoff but will make the final decision tomorrow morning based on the local forecast for Tuesday morning. A Tuesday evening takeoff at 1800 would be the backup plan.
 

Teachers at WFF for Media Day (9.11.14)

Panel at Media Day (9.11.14)

Scott Braun speaking at Media Day (9.11.14)

HS3 09/13/14 Mission Daily Schedule

Overview:  AV-6 Science Flight #6 is scheduled to takeoff at 0700 tomorrow for a planned 24-hr flight to TS Edouard. TS Edouard is expected to gradually intensify to a Cat 1-2 hurricane in the next 72 hours. 80 sondes will be loaded for the flight.
 
Sun Sep 14 (Science Flight #6)

HS3 09/12/14 Mission Daily Schedule

Overview:  AV-6 Science Flight #5 landed this evening at 1749 EDT. During the flight, TD06 was upgraded to TS Edouard by the NHC. 64 sondes were deployed over the course of the 25-hr flight.
 
Mission Science is currently looking at both Sat evening and Sun morning takeoff options depending on local weather. Update at 0800 Saturday.

HS3 09/11/14 Mission Daily Schedule

Overview:  AV-6 Science Flight #5 is scheduled to takeoff this evening at 1800 EDT for a 25-hr flight into TD06 (formerly P29/I91L). This system was upgraded to a tropical depression around 1130 EDT. The issue with the Iridium links that postponed yesterday’s takeoff was the fault of the service provider and has been resolved. 65 sondes are loaded for this flight.
 

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