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Hurricanes: Science and Society
Photo of the WC-130J plane in flight. It is a 4 engine propeller plane painted grey.
Hurricane Hunter WC-130J
The state-of-the-art WC-130J flown by the "Hurricane Hunters" of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron. Data collected by the Hurricane Hunters increases the accuracy of NHC hurricane analysis and forecasts.
Image courtesy of Tech. Sgt. James Pritchett, U.S. Air Force.