Flyers of a USAF 59th Weather Reconnaissance Flight crew plan a mission
Bermuda Date:1955, September 22 Duration:1 min 10 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Flight crew of the U.S. Air Force 59th Weather Reconnaissance Flight (Hurricane Hunters) at Kindley Air Force Base, walk to their operations office. A Captain and a Lieutenant prepare a flight plan. The Lieutenant uses a Weems plotter on a map, while the Captain uses a large E6B computer to calculate course headings,taking wind into account. The Lieutenant writes the headings on their flight plan. When finished,they place the map and flight plan into a briefcase.
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