Activities of the USAF 53rd Strategic Weather Reconnaissance Squadron at Kindley AFB, Bermuda
Bermuda Date:1951 Duration:4 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
WB-29A, tail number 42-94947, of the 53rd Strategic Weather Reconnaissance Squadron (Hurricane Hunters) taxiing on Kindley Air Force Base, Bermuda. It stops momentarily, with engines running. Squadron logo and "Hurricane Hunters," are displayed on fuselage of the aircraft. Next, it is seen taking off (repeated twice). Long sequence showing the aircraft cruising inflight, over water. Closeup of a weather map on the front of a briefing podium. A USAF Captain briefs aircrews about a mission. Aerial view of a WB-29A aircraft in landing pattern for Kindley Air Force Base. The hand of radio operator keying a message, inside a WB-29A aircraft, as it encounters severe turbulence. An airman typing a message.
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