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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: whywhynot
Because it's not a weakness. It's a random event that happens on an aircraft one flight, then not on another with the exact same aircraft. It's also, to a degree, related to the pilot himself.
F-35 jets grounded indefinitely at US Air Force base because of problems with pilots' oxygen supplies
Avoid the altitudes in which all five physiological events occurred.
Modify ground procedures to mitigate physiological risks to pilots.
Expand physiological training to increase understanding between pilot and medical communities.
Increase minimum levels for backup oxygen systems for each flight.
Offer pilots the option of wearing sensors during flight to collect airborne human performance data.