For Pilots Losing Oxygen, ‘Human System’ May Be Weakest Link

Credit: U.S. Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Drew A. Egnoske
When U.S. Air Force Col. Jay Flottmann climbed into the back of a U.S. Navy F/A-18, he was hoping to use his unique expertise as both a fighter pilot and qualified physician to help the Navy get to the bottom of the troubling surge in hypoxia-like cockpit episodes that leave aircrew short of breath...

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