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August 27, 2015
Type: Media: Article

NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft collected data on Hurricane Danny Aug. 21-23 for research and forecasting efforts.

July 27, 2015
Type: Media: Article

NOAA's coastal mapping and emergency response aircraft was on display in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Pilots in the cockpit of NOAA's Gulfsteam IV examine a satellite image of Hurricane Joaquin
October 26, 2015
Type: Media: Article

The NOAA Hurricane Hunters investigated three tropical cyclones in October.

Head-on view of a NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion in flight
November 24, 2015
Type: Media: Image

Head-on view of a NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion "hurricane hunter" aircraft in flight.

NOAA Gulfstream IV and Lockheed WP-3D hurricane hunters in flight
November 22, 2015
Type: Media: Image

NOAA's Gulfstream IV-SP jet N49RF (front) and Lockheed WP-3D Orion turboprop N43RF in flight.

NOAA's Gulfstream IV-SP jet on the ramp
November 16, 2015
Type: Media: Image

NOAA's Gulfstream IV-SP (N49RF) "hurricane hunter" jet on the ramp.

NOAA Test Flight Team with NOAA Hurricane Hunter
June 5, 2015
Type: Media: Image

The Series 3.5 test team with one of NOAA's Lockheed WP-3D Orions.

NOAA flight engineers in cockpit of NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion hurricane hunter
September 15, 2015
Type: Media: Image

NOAA flight engineers Joseph Klippel (left) and Paul Darby in the cockpit of a NOAA Lockheed Martin WP-3D Orion "hurricane hunter" (N42RF) during a flight into Hurricane Edouard on Sept. 15, 2014.

Two female NOAA pilots pose in front of NOAA's Beechcraft King Air 350 CER
July 24, 2015
Type: Media: Image

NOAA pilots Lcdr. Nicole Cabana (left) and Lcdr. Rebecca Waddington, both NOAA Corps officers, with NOAA's Beechcraft King Air 350CER (N68RF) coastal mapping and emergency response aircraft during a visit to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in July 2015.

March 18, 2013
Type: Media: Video

Radio from aircraft:
“John, how far north are we going to be going on the, uh, northbound track?”
“108 miles north of the eye”
“Ok – great.”

NARRATOR:
The job of a hurricane hunter is not for the faint at heart. These...

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