The U.S. Navy flag officer leading an investigation into a spike in unexplained physiological events across the service’s fighter and trainer aircraft believes her team is turning the corner on finding a solution to the problem in the F/A-18 fleet. But the Navy has a long way to go before pilots can climb into the cockpit without fearing potentially lethal changes in pressure or oxygen during flight. The stakes are high for Boeing, which builds the legacy F/A-18A-D Hornet, the ...

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