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Head-on view of a NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion in flight
November 24, 2015
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Specially equipped NOAA aircraft play an integral role in hurricane forecasting. Data collected during hurricanes by these high-flying meteorological stations help forecasters make accurate predictions during a hurricane and...
NOAA's Gulfstream IV-SP jet on the ramp
November 16, 2015
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NOAA Test Flight Team with NOAA Hurricane Hunter
June 5, 2015
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Two female NOAA pilots pose in front of NOAA's Beechcraft King Air 350 CER
July 24, 2015
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March 18, 2013
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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 brave...
G-IV crew and new paint scheme
November 8, 2015
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Hurricane season is here, and tropical cyclones will not stop for anyone. Despite the dangers, NOAA’s Hurricane Hunters are ready to take on the storms.

Hurricane symbols on NOAA WP-3D Orion N43RF
August 8, 2012
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