Air Combat Safety http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/40211/more en NASA Team Studying Hypoxia Put USAF Pilot-Physician In F/A-18 http://aviationweek.com/defense/nasa-team-studying-hypoxia-put-usaf-pilot-physician-fa-18 <div class="node-body article-body">A USAF pilot-physician recently flew several F/A-18 sorties to help a NASA team better understand why U.S. Navy pilots are experiencing “physiological episodes.”</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/nasa-team-studying-hypoxia-put-usaf-pilot-physician-fa-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/nasa-team-studying-hypoxia-put-usaf-pilot-physician-fa-18#comments Air Combat Safety Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Operations Top Story - Home North America Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:30:00 +0000 1726961 at http://aviationweek.com Super Hornet: U.S. Navy UTAS Pitches A Safer Next-Gen Ejection Seat http://aviationweek.com/air-combat-safety/utas-pitches-safer-next-gen-ejection-seat <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force’s need for a new escape system is driven by the prevalence of heavy HMDs and NVGs in modern fighter aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/air-combat-safety/utas-pitches-safer-next-gen-ejection-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/air-combat-safety/utas-pitches-safer-next-gen-ejection-seat#comments Air Combat Safety Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1714541 at http://aviationweek.com UTAS Bail Out! UTAS Pitches Safer Next-Gen Ejection Seat http://aviationweek.com/dubai-air-show-2017/bail-out-utas-pitches-safer-next-gen-ejection-seat <div class="node-body article-body">UTC is pitching a solution that the company says will not only save pilots’ lives but also prevent serious injury in the event of an ejection.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/dubai-air-show-2017/bail-out-utas-pitches-safer-next-gen-ejection-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/dubai-air-show-2017/bail-out-utas-pitches-safer-next-gen-ejection-seat#comments Air Combat Safety Dubai Air Show 2017 Dubai Airshow 2017 Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:04:00 +0000 1712521 at http://aviationweek.com Inside View: Automatic Integrated Collision Avoidance System http://aviationweek.com/icas <div class="node-body article-body">Aviation Week's Guy Norris was invited to fly on a test flight of Auto-ICAS (Automatic Integrated Collision Avoidance System), the world’s first combined air and ground collision avoidance system for combat aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/icas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/icas#comments Air Combat Safety Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Combat Aircraft Safety Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1708911 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Air Force Podcast: Combat Aircraft Safety http://aviationweek.com/air-combat-safety/podcast-combat-aircraft-safety <div class="node-body video-body">A look at two important pilot safety issues: one, the mysterious causes of hypoxia-like symptoms in pilots. And two, a new technology that could prevent crashes in the air as well as into the ground.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/air-combat-safety/podcast-combat-aircraft-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/air-combat-safety/podcast-combat-aircraft-safety#comments Air Combat Safety Podcast Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1710241 at http://aviationweek.com Pilot Breathing Issues Prompt Changes To F-35 Mask, Vest http://aviationweek.com/afa-national-convention/pilot-breathing-issues-prompt-changes-f-35-mask-vest <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force is making changes to F-35 flight equipment to make breathing easier for pilots.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/afa-national-convention/pilot-breathing-issues-prompt-changes-f-35-mask-vest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/afa-national-convention/pilot-breathing-issues-prompt-changes-f-35-mask-vest#comments Air Combat Safety AOC International Symposium & Convention Combat Aircraft AW.com Defense Top Stories Technology North America Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:46:00 +0000 1687231 at http://aviationweek.com <p>U.S. Air Force student pilot Capt. Michael Slotten climbs into an F-35 Lighting II at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., on July 7, 2017.</p> F-22 Pilot's Death May Offer Clues In Hypoxia Mystery http://aviationweek.com/air-combat-safety/f-22-pilots-death-may-offer-clues-hypoxia-mystery <div class="node-body article-body">Capt. Jeff Haney was flying over Alaska in late 2010 when an engine bleed-air malfunction on his F-22 Raptor caused the control system to shut off oxygen flow to his mask. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/air-combat-safety/f-22-pilots-death-may-offer-clues-hypoxia-mystery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/air-combat-safety/f-22-pilots-death-may-offer-clues-hypoxia-mystery#comments Air Combat Safety Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Operations Top Story - Home North America Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:33:00 +0000 1665271 at http://aviationweek.com F-22: USAF Luke F-35s To Resume Flying, With Temporary Restrictions http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2017/luke-f-35s-resume-flying-temporary-restrictions <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force F-35s at an Arizona Air Force base will be back in the skies starting June 21 after an 11-day pause, although the service has instated a temporary flight restriction following a spate of hypoxia-like cockpit incidents. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2017/luke-f-35s-resume-flying-temporary-restrictions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2017/luke-f-35s-resume-flying-temporary-restrictions#comments Air Combat Safety Paris Air Show 2017 AWIN_Defense Defense North America Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0000 1647911 at http://aviationweek.com <p>A group of government and industry experts investigating five physiological episodes between May 2 and June 8 still has not found a specific root cause.</p> Lockheed Martin For Pilots Starved Of Oxygen, Cobham's Breathing Sensor Could Help http://aviationweek.com/defense/pilots-starved-oxygen-cobhams-breathing-sensor-could-help <div class="node-body article-body">As the Pentagon struggles to determine what’s behind a spike in hypoxia-like cockpit incidents across several U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force fleets, Cobham believes it may have a groundbreaking new method of pinpointing the root cause.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/pilots-starved-oxygen-cobhams-breathing-sensor-could-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/pilots-starved-oxygen-cobhams-breathing-sensor-could-help#comments Air Combat Safety Combat Aircraft Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home North America Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:12:00 +0000 1642781 at http://aviationweek.com Cobham U.S. Air Force Clears Lightweight Pilots To Fly F-35 http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-clears-lightweight-pilots-fly-f-35 <div class="node-body article-body">Nineteen months after the U.S. Air Force banned lightweight pilots from flying the F-35, the service is lifting the restriction.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-clears-lightweight-pilots-fly-f-35" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-clears-lightweight-pilots-fly-f-35#comments Air Combat Safety Combat Aircraft Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs North America Mon, 15 May 2017 22:02:00 +0000 1628601 at http://aviationweek.com F-35As: USAF