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NOAA G-IV Aircraft Studying Hurricane Matthew
October 5, 2016

The NOAA Hurricane Hunters and NASA Global Hawk are flying hurricane survey missions today to gather vital data on Hurricane Matthew.

Dr. Frank Marks, Director of the Hurricane Research Division, and NOAA Corps Lockheed WP-3D Orion pilot, Cmdr. Justin Kibbey fro
September 27, 2016

On Sept. 22, scientist Frank Marks and hurricane hunter pilot Cmdr. Justin Kibbey from NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory answered questions about hurricane hunting.

A NOAA WP-3D Orion aircraft on a snowy ramp in Greenland
May 13, 2016

"Miss Piggy" may be used to flying into hurricanes, but she is still in her element as she supports a NASA ice study in the Arctic.

NOAA's Gulfstream IV-SP jet on the ramp
May 6, 2016

Public and media are invited to tour NOAA and U.S. Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter aircraft May 16-20 at stops in Texas, Lousiana, Alabama, and Florida.

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