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NOAA Flight Director Mike Holmes aboard NOAA Hurricane Hunter
August 24, 2017
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NOAA Flight Director Mike Holmes at his station aboard NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion Hurricane Hunter N42RF on Aug. 25, 2017.

NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion N42RF Flight Deck During 24 Aug 2017 Hurricane Harvey Flight
August 24, 2017
Type: Media: Image

NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion N42RF flight deck as seen during a flight into Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 24, 2017.

Small UAS in flight
August 5, 2017
Type: Media: Image

A team of researchers launches a small unmanned aircraft system.

Type: Media: Document

This policy provides guidance specific to the operation and management of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) where differences may exist from the utilization and management of manned aircraft.

Type: Media: Document

NOAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Handbook (June 2017)

NOAA's Gulfstream IV-SP jet on the ramp in Lakeland, Florida
June 2, 2017
Type: Media: Article

State-of-the-art facility in Lakeland ensures NOAA’s Aircraft Operations Center will continue to provide high-quality data about our environment, including severe weather.

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