20
Aug
13

Would you do this???

Would you fly a small AT-6 “Texas” trainer plane into a Hurricane, on a bet? For a single whiskey highball?
What if I told you this happened, and happened with technology from 70 years ago?!
Apparently, that’s how the first hurricane hunter flight came to be!

Fortunately, he survived, and it led to the pattern of hurricane hunter aircraft that routinely go into hurricanes and tropical storm, to send back vital information on the storms, strength, and direction.

Read up!
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/fl-first-hurricane-flight-20130725,0,7436751.story
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