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August 2009

Flying Into The Beast With Air Force “Hurricane Hunters”

 
Flying Into The Beast With Air Force “Hurricane Hunters”
 
11 Hour Mission Covered 3,000 Miles Over Roiling Atlantic
 
Note: Before it was “fashionable” to document the USAF Hurricane Hunters with glitz and post-production studio enhancements (such as The Weather Channel’s current TV series), Chris Freind rode with the Air Force’s bravest into the heart of a mammoth storm --- a bare-boned, white-knuckled experience.  Here is his story meeting Hurricane Bill in 2009:
 
 

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