Navy to start modifying more than 1,000 F/A-18s to prevent physiological episodes

By Justin Katz  
April 3, 2019 at 12:23 PM
The Navy in August will begin retrofitting a new cabin-pressure altimeter on more than 1,000 F/A-18 Hornets and Super Hornets, one of several modifications intended to prevent physiological episodes in pilots. The Cabin Pressure and Onboard Oxygen Generation System (OBOGS) Monitoring System (CPOMS) "is a new digital cabin pressure altimeter with the capability to gather and record data for the cabin altitude, cabin pressure schedule, OBOGS partial oxygen pressure, and OBOGS concentrator outlet pressure," according to a report signed by...

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