It’s been five years. Brad Fitzler and Rob Mitchell, pilots with the NOAA Corps, rejoin Oddball Pilot to catch up about their careers, flying with NOAA, and what it’s like to fly into a hurricane … on purpose.

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Take a look at the cockpit, systems, and unique gear inside a NOAA de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter. Learn about the internal 1250 lb. auxiliary fuel tank, the bubble windows, and the extensive avionics NOAA pilots have at their fingertips.

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Interview: NOAA Twin Otter Crew

Published on January 3, 2011 by in Interviews

NOAA Twin Otter

Ever wonder what it’s like to fly for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (the folks who fly into hurricanes and do some really interesting research projects), and what it takes to get the job? Then you’ll love this audio interview with two NOAA Twin Otter pilots Aidan met in Barrow over the summer.

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