Taking a Breather The military’s problem delivering clean air to its pilots continues to grow worse. First it was the Air Force’s F-22 Raptor. Then it was the Navy’s F/A-18 Super Hornet. Now, in the midst of a pilot shortage, the Navy’s trainees are experiencing symptoms of hypoxia while learning to fly the T-45 Goshawk. The Navy grounded the fleet on April 5 to look for the root cause, after instructor pilots reported “physiological episodes in the ...
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