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Soaring fears: Pilots refuse to fly in F-22s after ongoing problems

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Soaring fears: Pilots refuse to fly in F-22s after ongoing problems

The US military’s fleet of F-22 Raptors is among the most advanced — and expensive — jet programs in the history of the Air Force. Two pilots have put their jobs on the line, however, to warn the world of the plane’s potential to kill its own crew.

American Air Force pilots have continuously complained about the F-22 jet’s peculiar habit of leaving servicemen unusually sick after flying the stealth plane. They’ve reported blacking out and developing symptoms mid-air that are on par with serious oxygen deprivation. At least one of them has even died. Despite these problems, the Pentagon continues to pressure its own pilots into climbing into the cockpits of the fighter jets and risking their lives..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://rt.com/usa/news/force-air-f-22-wilson-731/

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