F22 pilots request transfers - aircraft 'unsafe'

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I remember well when the Lynx first came on stream, there were a series of issues with the thing that caused fleet wide groundings.

The main one that springs to mind was the angle gearbox issue that eventually needed a inflater valve in the mag plug to check for leaks, can't remember how long we were grounded for.

There were others, many of which contributed to a slight frisson of distrust but I dont remember any one refusing to fly.

Except me once when before a 6 or 7 hour transit one of the MRGB mag plugs was pulled and looked like a metal christmas tree.
 

the_boy_syrup

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Is it normal for serving pilots to appear on 60 Minutes to discuss the "worlds most advanced fighter"?
 
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Shouldn't they be walking down the pan shouting 'I feel the need, the need for speed', whilst whooping and high fiving and making plans for impromtpu homoerotic volleyball matches?
 
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