Thursday, July 12, 2012

Hypoxia issues continue

There were two more incidents involving F-22 pilots suffering from hypoxia when they flying an F-22. One incident was in Virginia and the other in Hawaii. Two members of Congress issued a letter of concern to the secretary of the Air Force. The letter also makes reference to a "grounding incident" of an F-22 at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., in May, which the Air Force contends was not a crash. (Source: Panama City News Herald, 07/11/12) Tyndall is the home of the 325th Fighter Wing, which provides training for F-22 Raptor pilots, maintenance personnel and air battle managers. Previous about Tyndall incident.