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NEW Flight Restrictions on all future F-22 Flights Due to Safety Concerns over Pilot’s Experiencing Oxygen Deprivation

WASHINGTON — Facing a mysterious safety problem with the Air Force’s most-prized stealth fighter, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Tuesday ordered new flight restrictions on the F-22 and summoned help from Navy and NASA experts. Panetta endorsed Air Force efforts … Continue reading

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Air Force announces F-22’s authorized to fly again

(SEP20, 2011) Air Force officials had eagerly telegraphed the announcement, and now it’s out: The F-22 fleet has been cleared to return to flight status, although engineers still do not have a permanent answer for the oxygen system problems that … Continue reading

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