NOAA Hurricane Hunter P3 Flight into Hurricane Ophelia

                                      Hurricane Hunter

 Today's Mission:
 To fly through a Hurricane
for 9 hours in the
NOAA P3 Hurricane Hunter
***strap yourself in!***

Weather probes

side view

Raymond Tong dropsonde operator

Flight Director Martin Mayeaux

not sure about his one

Terry Lynch SFMR station

sea surface  

time to find a seat fast!

Navigator  Peter Siegel

Co-Pilot Barry Choy

The sweet spot - In the "eye"

Nose Camera - very cool!

 Pilot  Randy Tebeest

Pre-flight briefing by Randy Tebeest 

Navigator briefing by Peter Siegel

Media briefing by Co-pilot Mike Silah





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