This was the third incident of a Sukhoi's ejection seat
firing on its own.
Back when I was a young ensign contemplating that ejection seat
and what the instructor pilot said about it, I just thought that's the way things were and the instructor was being funny.
The crew escape system is part of BAE's responsibilities, with one of its own subcontractors for this section of the work being the established ejection seat
The two men met January 4, and discussed the ejection seats
, F-14 parachutes, flight suits, emergency pilot radio beacons, and a state-of-the-art pilot's helmet.
As a result, Cameron says that ejection seats
must now be cost-effective, meet or exceed customers' specifications and be comfortable.
The companies that make flight simulators need high-fidelity ejection seats
that look, feel, and function just like the original seats but without the ejection hardware and pyrotechnics, and other internal components.
Aircrew-escape systems: ejection seats
, crash-worthy seats, fixed aircraft seating, and ejection-seat parachutes.
Sometimes things must work, and that's the case with ejection seats
and other emergency systems in military aircraft.
on an F-16 can't go through the canopy.
They also coordinated with Columbus AFB Egress section, 1 FW weapons safety, and the local Munitions accountability section to acquire replacements for all expended explosive items and to provide storage of them as well as the ejection seats
in the Egress section until repairs were completed.
For emergencies on re-entry and landing, the spacecraft must have an escape system such as ejection seats
, an escape pod or a specially-designed crew compartment that can be separated from the spacecraft.
He said, 'The nature of ejection seats
, particularly the old design of ejection seats
, is that you are sitting on an explosive charge.