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Flying With NOAA Collection
Catalog of Images

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Project Cement #4.
1972 October 26 1651
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Two B-50 and a B-47 used by the Weather Bureau for hurricane research between 1956 to 1958. They are shown flying off the Florida coast. Back cover of "Weather Bureau Topics" for May 1958.
1958
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Instrument probes on the B-50: 1. Antenna; 2. Liquid water content meter; 3. Yaw meter; 4. antenna; 5. Air speed transducer pilot; 6. NACA icing rate probe and thermometer; 7. cloud droplet sampler; 8. reverse flow thermometer; 9. meteorolo gical static system pressure ports; 10. vortex thermometer; 11. pilot and naviga tor pilots; 12; stagnation thermometer; 13. Antenna
1958
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Wall cloud of the eye of Hurricane Greta as seen from National Hurricane Research Project B-47 at 35000 feet. In: "Weather Bureau Topics," May 1958, cover.
1956 November 2
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Technicians position in the B-50, an Air Force aircraft loaned to the Weather Bureau for hurricane research. In: "Weather Bureau Topics," May 1958. P. 85.
1957
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Hurricane beacon package ready for loading into bomb bay of aircraft. Back cover of "Weather Bureau Topics" for November 1958.
1958
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Location of Weather Bureau Hurricane Forecast Center at the Aviation Building. It was moved from the Lindsey Hopkins Hotel on July 1, 1958. In: "Weather Bureau Topics," August 1958. P. 144.
1958
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Model of a cross section of a hurricane based on research conducted by the National Hurricane Research Project. In: "Weather Bureau Topics," May 1958. P. 87.
1958
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NASA's Global Hawk soars aloft from Edwards Air Force Base on a functional check flight of the aircraft payload and systems. Unmanned aircraft were used to study atmospheric rivers in the winter of 2011.
California, Edwards Air Force Base
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NOAA researchers flew on this National Center for Atmospheric Research modified Gulfstream-V aircraft on HIPPO (HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations of Greenhouse Gases). HIAPER is an acronym for High-Performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research.
Colorado, Broomfield 2009
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HIPPO researchers Ryan Spackman and Laurel Watts preparing for mission on NCAR Gulfstream-V aircraft.
Colorado, Broomfield 2009 October 12
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HIPPO researcher Eric Hintsa using NOAA ESRL instruments in preparation for mission.
Colorado, Broomfield 2009 October 12
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WC130-J Hurricane Hunter aircraft is readied for viewing during stop in Bermuda bringing hurricane preparedness message to Mexico and the Caribbean.
Bermuda 2010
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Some of the hundreds of visitors who toured the WC130-J Hurricane Hunter aircraft during its stop in Antigua in 2010 during a hurricane preparedness tour of the Caribbean.
Antigua 2010
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Visitors line up to board the NOAA P3 Hurricane Hunter plane during a stop in Beaumont during a Hurricane Awareness tour.
Texas, Beaumont 2010
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The Deepwater horizon oil slick seen from the window of the Lockheed WP-3D Orion aircraft. Best known as one of NOAA's hurricane hunters, the plane was outfitted with chemical sensors for a mission in California but was diverted to the Gulf of Mexico for several days in June as part of a multi-agency effort to assess the atmospheric consequences of the greatest oil spill in U.S. history.
Gulf of Mexico 2010
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NOAA twin-otter flies over two whales during marine mammal operations in cooperation with NOAA vessel.
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NOAA P-3 pilot looking down on the agitated sea surface of Hurricane Ike.
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NOAA P-3 hurricane hunters N42RF and N43RF.
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Tail of NOAA P-3 hurricane hunter N42RF
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LCDR Tim Gallagher in center,
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Electronics technician on NOAA hurricane hunter P-3 flying into Hurricane Ike.
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Joe Bosko obtaining bathythermograph sonobuoy for launching.
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Bathythermograph sonobuoys
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Joe Bosko monitoring computer
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Joe Bosko monitoring computer
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Looking down on sea surface on outskirts of tropical system. White spots are white caps indicating probable wind speeds about 30-35 knots.
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Joe Greene of SED/NOAA
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Joe Bosko launching bathythermograph sonobuoy.
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Joe Bosko preparing to launch bathythermograph sonobuoy.
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