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Hypoxia Cited as Possible Cause to Crash in the Caribbean

TWC News - 05 Sep 2014
"They put you in a pressure chamber and evacuate the pressure and make you hypoxic," said Ernisse, "Many of these pilots like small corporate pilots or not big commercial airline or military pilots don't have that kind of training so they've never been ...

Alabama Senate approves execution by nitrogen hypoxia

AL.com - 22 Feb 2018
Condemned Alabama inmates could choose a new method of execution -- by nitrogen hypoxia -- under a bill that passed the Alabama Senate today. Sen. Trip Pittman, R-Montrose, said the method would be more humane than lethal injection and would be a ready ...

Lawmakers Rip Brass for Handling of Hypoxia Incidents

Military.com - 07 Feb 2018
For example, by dissecting the Onboard Oxygen Generation System, commonly known as OBOGS, recently in A-10s and T-6s, Nowland said hypoxia incidents in those platforms may be linked to a maintenance issue. He didn't specify the problem. The service ...

Bill to allow execution by nitrogen hypoxia clears committee

AL.com - 14 Feb 2018
A bill to create a third method of execution for death penalty inmates in Alabama won approval today in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill, by Sen. Trip Pittman, R-Montrose, would allow death row inmates to choose execution by nitrogen gas ...

Hypoxic Niche, Stemness And Differentiation State In Glioblastomas

Science Trends - 19 Feb 2018
However, this mechanism of formation of new vessels does not completely supply the bulk of neoplastic cells with nutrients and oxygen, which favors the formation of hypoxic areas. This phenomenon is common in solid tumors, where O2 concentration in the ...

AF to Study Unexplained Hypoxia Events

Military.com - 29 Jan 2018
The U.S. Air Force has announced that a general officer-led team will integrate and coordinate efforts to address aircrew Unexplained Physiologic Events (UPEs). A physiological event occurs when aircrew experience symptoms that can result from a ...

Is US Navy 'Turning The Corner' On F/A-18 Hypoxia Crisis?

Aviation Week - 09 Feb 2018
An F/A-18F Super Hornet prepares to land on the flight deck of USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). U.S. Navy. The U.S. Navy flag officer leading an investigation into a spike in unexplained physiological events across the service's fighter and trainer ...

CAFB pauses T-6 Texan II operations after reports of hypoxia

Daily Times Leader - 01 Feb 2018
More than half the normal flights at Columbus Air Force Base could be shut down by the grounding of the Air Force's T-6 Texan II training aircraft. The 19th Air Force commander issued an operational pause, effective Feb. 1, for all T-6 Texan II ...

T-6A Flights Halted As USAF, Navy Team To Tackle Hypoxia

Aviation Week - 31 Jan 2018
Pilots assigned to the 85th Flying Training Squadron fly the T-6A Texan II in formation at Laughlin AFB on Nov. 30, 2017: USAF. The U.S. Air Force has suspended indefinitely all solo flights in the T-6A Texan II training aircraft, as Air Force and U.S ...

AF to Study Hypoxia; Threat to Flight Safety

FEDweek - 26 Jan 2018
The Air Force wants to know better understand debilitating symptoms that pilots and aircrews experience while in flight. The symptoms in question include: * Hypoxia – a deficiency in the amount of oxygen reaching tissues. * Hypocapnia – a reduction of ...

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