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Air Force insiders knew of F-22
problems a decade ago

Associated Press, by Eric Talmadge

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Posted By:John c, 9/27/2012 7:51:02 PM

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Years before F-22 pilots began getting dizzy in the cockpit, before one struggled to breathe as he tried to pull out of a fatal crash, before two more went on television to say the plane was so unsafe they refused to fly it, a small circle of U.S. Air Force experts knew something was wrong with the prized stealth fighter jet. Coughing among pilots and fears that contaminants were leaking into their breathing apparatus led the experts to suspect flaws in the oxygen-supply system

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 9/27/2012 8:53:14 PM     (No. 8894892)

OP's comment sums up many problems in our military.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bob913, 9/27/2012 10:35:40 PM     (No. 8895025)

Why not use the tried and true oxygen systems from all the other fighter jets?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MDConservative, 9/27/2012 10:48:05 PM     (No. 8895039)

$412 million per aircraft, according to GAO.

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