Some F-22 Fighter Pilots Don't Want to Fly Troubled $79 Billion Jets

Some pilots picked to jump into the cockpit of America's most advanced and expensive fighter jets are declining the normally coveted post because of a mysterious oxygen system problem that the Air Force has not been able to solve despite years of investigation, according to a top Air Force official. A "very small" number of the 200-something stealth F-22 Raptor pilots have requested to either not fly the next-generation fighters or to be reassigned altogether, Air Force Gen. Mike Hostage told...Full Story
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