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Calendar of Cool: Flight Into a Hurricane

Calendar of Cool: Flight Into a Hurricane

This story really is pure cool. On July 27, 1943, Lieutenant Ralph O’Hair and Colonel Duckworth made the first airplane flight into a hurricane. The pair flew a single-engine AT-6 training plane into a hurricane. They weren’t on some kind of desperate mission though; they mostly just wanted to see if they could do it!

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