New F/A-18, E/A-18 report criticizes Navy's approach to physiological episodes

By Lee Hudson / December 13, 2017 at 3:38 PM
The Navy investigated a series of physiological episodes involving aircraft pilots on a case-by-case basis and not as a series of related events, according to a new government report that suggests the service could have more effectively reviewed the problem. In the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, Congress directed the Navy to conduct an independent review of physiological episodes dating back to January 2009. The service tapped the NASA Engineering and Safety Center to assess the Navy's physiological...

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