Updated Hurricane Florence FedCom/Milcom Frequency and Callsign List

Savannah - Here's an updated list of FedCom and MilCom frequencies and callsigns for Hurricane Florence response operations. This list isn't comprehensive since I'm not close enough to most of the activity to hear it, but it does cover what I've heard going to and from the area from the south. Please keep those in … Continue reading Updated Hurricane Florence FedCom/Milcom Frequency and Callsign List

Gulfstream Aircraft Return to Savannah-Hilton Head IAP from Lakeland, FL After Hurricane Florence

Savannah - Yesterday afternoon, I caught what seemed to be the return of Gulfstream Savannah Service Center aircraft from Hurricane Evacuation to Lakeland Florida due to Hurricane Florence. A few came in early in the day, but during the afternoon, the majority arrived one after the other. Watching with my Mode-S/ADS-B receiver, they practically formed … Continue reading Gulfstream Aircraft Return to Savannah-Hilton Head IAP from Lakeland, FL After Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence Related USCG and Military Aviation Activity; 16 September 2018

Savannah - Yesterday, things seemed to get somewhat back to normal for air traffic. The air traffic along the coast was heavier than it was the last few days and although some aircraft were taking alternate routes, they didn't seem to be as wide as they had been. Military and Federal support for Hurricane Florence … Continue reading Hurricane Florence Related USCG and Military Aviation Activity; 16 September 2018

Hurricane Florence Related USCG and Military Aviation Activity; 15 September 2018

Savannah - By yesterday, the WC-130J flights to Hurricane/Tropical Storm Florence (now Tropical Depression Florence) had ended and rescue/communications/coordination flights to the South Carolina/North Carolina area were underway. A US Air Force E-8 JSTARS and E-3 AWACS supported rescue/response efforts yesterday along with a US Customs and Border Patrol P-3 AEW. US Air Force HC-130s … Continue reading Hurricane Florence Related USCG and Military Aviation Activity; 15 September 2018

Hurricane Florence Related USCG and Military Aviation Activity; 14 September 2018

Savannah - Throughout the week, as Hurricane Florence made her way toward the US east coast, I tried to keep an ear and eye on the skies for related US Coast Guard and military aviation activity. It seemed that some of the HC-130Js at CGAS Elizabeth City moved south to CGAS Clearwater and some helicopter … Continue reading Hurricane Florence Related USCG and Military Aviation Activity; 14 September 2018