Task and Purpose, Jared Keller
Is the F-35 in trouble?
The oxygen-deprivation problems aren’t just constrained to training aircraft like the T-45. As War Is Boring points out, in 2011, the Air Force grounded its fleet of F-22 stealth fighters, supposedly “the most capable aircraft in the world,” due to a hypoxia rate that was nine times more pronounced than in other U.S. fighters.
The Air Force and Lockheed Martin are making a big fuss out of the first-ever acrobatic demonstration...