U.S. Naval personnel in National Hurricane center, Miami, Florida and in Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico
Miami Florida USA Date:1961 Duration:1 min 36 sec Sound:NO SOUND
WC-121N Lockheed Super Constellation of Airborne Early Warning Squadron FOUR (VW-4) in flight over the Miami International Airport. VW-4 aircreww walk across a ramp where several WC-121N Aircraft are parked. View of a WC-121N aircraft in flight. View from outside the cockpit window of Pilot, copilot and flight engineer at their respective stations. The radio operator transmitting a message by key. A sailor marking data on a chart back in the Aviation Building in Miami, Florida. a sailor transmitting the information over a teletype machine. Office of the Commanding Officer of VW-4. Their logo on the office sign, containing hurricane warning signal (two gale force flags), a lightning bolt, an eye, and gold wings, plus the words: "Hurricane Hunters." Teletype message being received calling for a mission to make low level investigation of possible tropical depression at 700 millibar level (about 10 thousand foot altitude). VW-4 crew in the U.S. Naval Station, Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, planning the mission over a weather chart.
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