Inside the Air Force - June 16, 2017

F-35A flights could resume next week at Luke AFB after hypoxia reports

June 15, 2017 |
Courtney Albon
Luke Air Force Base officials expect to make a decision this week about whether the training base will resume F-35A flights next week after five pilots reported hypoxia-like symptoms. Service spokeswoman Maj. Rebecca Heyse told Inside the Air Force this week flights could resume as soon as Monday, June 19. The base's 56th Fighter Wing, which flies the jets, was expected to make a decision by June 15, but had not announced it as of press time. The wing hosts...

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