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USAF vows to discover root cause of Raptor’s maladies

Miércoles, 4 de abril de 2012 FSI / Curt Lewis Dejar un comentario Ir a comentarios

Air Force leaders provided an update on the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board study into the F-22 Raptor life support systems. From April 2008 until May 2011, the Air Force experienced 14 physiological incidents with the fleet of F-22s, noticed a pattern of unexplained hypoxia-like physiological incidents. The USAF¬†have taken precautionary measures such as installing activated-charcoal filters, oxygen sensors, and having pilots wear a pulse-oximeter. But despite the “mitigation efforts,” there continues to be incidents recorded every month.

 

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**¬† USAF vows to discover root cause of Raptor’s maladies

       Flight Global / Dave Majumdar / 29-03-2012

** AF Scientific Board Says F-22 Pilot Safety a Priority

      Mitch Gettle / Military.com News / 02-04-2012

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