ejection seat


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a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency

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Later in the day, we had to take the ECMO-1 ejection seat out of a jet for our ATs.
4 million contract from the Department of Defense for its electronic sequencer used on the ACES II crew ejection seat.
Tenders are invited for Procurement For Supply Of Barostat For Ejection Seat Of Aircraft
Devices on the plane that could send out pinging signals to searchers were off throughout the flight, and if the pilot bailed out, he might have turned off a similar beacon on the ejection seat, the officials said.
The company has also completed shipments of its initial production orders for several aerospace hard-alloy aluminum applications, including helicopter ejection seat rails, missile launch gantries and skid rails for cargo containers for commercial aircraft.
Completing the advanced safety and rescue systems display are rescue hoists and the Goodrich ACES 5 ejection seat, which builds on the legacy ACES II ejection seat's one-of-a-kind stability package, lower life cycle costs and proven safety record.
The Air Force doubts Button bailed out; his ejection seat would have automatically sent out a homing beacon.
For example," the report says, "shape and function will not be constrained by a cockpit, a human body or an ejection seat.
SEMMB (Societe d'Exploitation des Materiels Martin Baker), a 50/50 joint company of Safran (France) and Martin-Baker Aircraft (UK), has produced its 250th MKF16F ejection seat for the Rafale multirole fighter.
lt;/p><p>The additions on the website introduce the state-of-the-art concepts of the Falcon Altitude Chamber and the Zero/Zero Ejection Seat Simulator.
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Seat Cushion Ejection Seat
The combined effects of a removed canopy, ejection seat, and no external fuel tanks or pods left the aircraft with an unsafe center of gravity.
This was the third incident of a Sukhoi's ejection seat firing on its own.
I reached for the ejection seat ARM/SAFE handle and gave it a tug, but nothing moved.
I remember sitting through the systems lecture for the ejection seat system and the instructor pilot said to us wide-eyed ensigns, "Should you ever have to pull the handle, take comfort in knowing that every part of this ejection seat was built by the lowest bidder.