Navy sending defective Growler to Boeing for evaluation after pilots report 'physiological episodes'

By Lee Hudson / March 29, 2017 at 12:16 PM
The Navy is in the process of sending a defective EA-18G Growler back to Boeing for evaluation because of "physiological episodes" being reported by pilots at a base in Washington state. Rear Adm. Michael Moran, program executive officer for tactical aircraft, said during a March 28 House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee hearing that the additional electronics outfitted on the Growler, compared to the F/A-18, are taking a toll on the aircraft's environmental control system. The one...

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