2019.09.08 First wave flight to test the instruments and explore the terrain

After the first waves had been announced, a local flight was scheduled to test the revised DLR measurement sensor and to explore the local flight area.

Fantastic view over the Lago Argentina

With weak updrafts and moderate wave structures we went northwest into higher terrain. The relatively heavy cloud cover made further climbing impossible.

The DLR team also started with their radiosonde ascents.

Ramona and Markus releasing the ballon with the radiosonde