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    Yesterday’s Air Force: Hurricane Hunters

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    What started as a dare more than 70 years ago turned into the way we predict hurricanes today. Find out how the Air Force got started in a critical mission that saves lives by flying through hurricanes.

    Air Force Tech Report: Hurricane Hunters - YouTube
    The Hurricane Hunters of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron use high tech equipment called a 'Dropsonde' to aid forecasting hurricanes and other tropic...

    Hurricane warning - AIRMAN Magazine
    The view above Hurricane Katrina. (U.S. Air Force photo). As the WC-130J Hercules draws closer to a hurricane deep in the Atlantic Ocean, the ...

    NOAA Hurricane Hunters - Official Site
    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 help hurricane researchers achieve a better understanding of storm processes, improving their forecast models.



    Date Taken: 08.01.2018
    Date Posted: 10.30.2018 09:56
    Category: Series
    Video ID: 636087
    VIRIN: 180801-F-QR254-505
    Filename: DOD_106165404
    Length: 00:02:58
    Location: US

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