Mission briefing for crew members of the 59th Weather Reconnaissance Flight (Hurricane Hunters)
Bermuda Date:1955, September 20 Duration:5 min 30 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Weather chart shows a hurricane North of Cuba and East of Florida. A pointer outlines a flight pattern planned for USAF Hurricane Hunters of the 59th Weather Reconnaissance Flight to penetrate the storm, from their base in Bermuda. A navigators pocket watch placed on a map. A captain of the 59th Flight briefs crew members about the mission. Diagram of the storm track is sketched in chalk on a blackboard behind him. He uses a pointer to highlight information on a weather chart. An officer seated in the front row steps forward to further explain some aspects of the weather chart. The group rises and leaves following the briefing. Another sequence shows the briefing from behind the speaker's podium. Closeups of the crew members.
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