Fatal Crash Spurs Change In F-22's Oxygen System

Law360, New York (March 20, 2012, 8:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Air Force said Tuesday that it is improving the backup oxygen system in its F-22 Raptor fighter jets, a problematic system that sparked investigations and a lawsuit following the 2010 death of a pilot who crashed after his primary oxygen supply was cut off.

The expensive fighter, in service since 2005, has been plagued by oxygen-related problems that led to several complaints of wooziness and a temporary grounding of the whole fleet last year.

The Air Force has begun to modify the F-22's emergency...
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