The Hurricane Hunters from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are perhaps the ballsiest pilots on this terrifying and vengeful planet.
This video of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration P-3 Orion clawing its way through the eye of Hurricane Patricia was supposedly taken yesterday during the crew’s second center fix on the storm.
First off, I hope everyone who stayed behind in the path of Hurricane Ike is OK this morning. Second, we know what we knew about Ike due in part to the guys, gals and tech shown in these storm chaser photographs. The photo above shows a "Smurf," or the Stepped-Frequency Microwave Radiometer, which has adorned the…