The Pilot Who Flew Into A Hurricane On A Dare and Changed History

The dare altered hurricane tracking forever

Grant Piper

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AT-6 planes (Public domain)

Colonel Joseph B. Duckworth has a special place in US military history. Duckworth was a pioneer in instrument flying, which is the art of flying by using gauges and dials rather than by eyesight and visual cues. Instrument flying takes a lot of faith and a lot of brainpower, but it…

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Grant Piper

Professional writer. Amateur historian. Husband, father, Christian.