The family is suing stating "that the aircraft was sold with known defective on-board oxygen generating system, bleed air system and other life support systems. “The life support systems of the F-22 Raptor aircraft were and are completely and wholly inadequate,”the lawsuit states."
Is this accusation of pilot error by the government only a cover-up to a faulty 143 dollar fighter jet?
There is the distinct possibility that the corporate led US cares more for the image of Boeing and Lockheed than they do their own pilots and their memories when killed due to the mechanical failure of such multi-million dollar machines. Pilots should be happy to fly such a plane, but reports they are refusing says a lot, and it speaks volumes about the death of this American pilot and the governments concerns for corporate America verses the men and women of the armed forces.
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edit on 4-5-2012 by Jameela because: added additional background information