Inside the Navy - February 12, 2018

Navy 'not declaring victory' on physiological episodes

February 09, 2018 |
Lee Hudson
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The Navy is "not declaring victory" over the problem of pilots suffering physiological episodes in the T-45C Goshawk trainer or the F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet although rates of occurrence have greatly decreased in the trainers. Data submitted to Congress by the Navy reveals a spike in the number of episodes over the past 10 years in attack, fighter and training aircraft. In April, Navy instructor pilots refused to fly after repeatedly reporting safety concerns to their chain of command...

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