FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – You may have seen it: video of hurricane hunters flying into the eye of Hurricane Irma.

It has been getting shared on social media throughout the day.

As luck would have it, CBS 11 News very own Doug Dunbar, a licensed pilot in his own right, has been on board for these types of missions a couple of times and understands what type of data the crews are after and the risks involved.