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Dr. James McFadden aboard NOAA WP-3D Orion on 14 May 2019
September 29, 2020

Dedicated public servant with 57 years of service was instrumental in designing and improving NOAA’s aerial research programs

Right Whale and Calf Spotted off the Coast of Georgia
April 16, 2020

Scientists aboard a NOAA Twin Otter spot signs of possible population growth for the endangered right whale species.

NOAA King Air Crew
April 16, 2020

You may know that hurricane season begins June 1, but the response work begins long before a storm ever forms.

NOAA Aircraft at the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center
April 16, 2020

City of Lakeland, Florida, will lease additional office and hangar space to NOAA.

NOAA G-IV on Runway at Portland International Airport
April 7, 2020

Project supported by NOAA's Gulfstream IV aircraft helps improve forecasts and understanding of atmospheric rivers.

NOAA WP-3D Off Coast of Ireland in February 2020
February 14, 2020

NOAA "hurricane hunter" aircraft is helping NOAA calibrate and validate data collected by weather satellite sensors.

Cmdr. Chris Sloan Speaking at the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center
December 2, 2019

On Dec. 2, Cmdr. Christian Sloan assumed command of the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center and will oversee the operation of NOAA's fleet of nine specialized environmental data-gathering aircraft.

NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion with New Livery - October 2016
May 14, 2019

A highly-instrumented NOAA aircraft is collecting data across the Great Plains to improve our understanding of the relationships between severe thunderstorms and tornado formation.

CAPT Kristie Twining and LCDR Rebecca Waddington in the NOAA Gulfstream IV's cockpit
February 5, 2019

On August 5, 2018, NOAA Corps officers Capt. Kristie Twining and Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Waddington became the first all-female team to pilot a NOAA aircraft during a hurricane mission.

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