A further complication on F-35 is that the work from 2004 was on what is called a "development standard" system: this is an ejector seat
and escape package deemed suitable to get early development aircraft flying, but not the full spec for production series planes.
According to court papers, Knapp sold the other items--including two ejector seats
for the F-14, five anti-gravity flight suits, four locator radios and copies of emergency manuals for the F-14, F-5 and F-4--for approximately $39,500.
SUPERMODEL Elle Macpherson yesterday paid tribute to Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham, the Red Arrows pilot fired to his death by his own ejector seat
Following the tragedy at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire, the Ministry of Defence grounded other RAF aircraft with MK10 ejector seats
, which includes the Hawk T1 at RAF Valley.
Bond's link with the marque began in 1964 with Goldfinger, when the DB5 was fitted with optional extras such as ejector seats
The company produces "bursting disc" pressure relief safety devices for use in the petrochemical industry and a range of other applications from car air bags to aircraft ejector seats
Bond cars: The Astin Martin DB5 made a splash in ``Goldfinger,'' boasting accessories that you couldn't get at any dealership, such as ejector seats
, machine guns and rocket launchers.
Now it concentrates on making cylinders for fire extinguishers, train buffers, oxygen cylinders for asthmatics, aeroplane ejector seats
The Red Arrows were temporarily grounded last year after cracks were found in T1 ejector seats
, but this time the fleet remains in the air - suggesting that this accident may have been the result of simple pilot error and not equipment malfunction.
For reasons not yet established, their aircraft nosedived into the waters, giving the pair from RAF Marham in Norfolk just seconds to activate their ejector seats
Seat belts and airbags help, but one suggestion I've come across recently might be worth looking at: ejector seats
AEROSPACE THREE quarters of the ejector seats
in fighter jets all over the world are produced by a family firm near Beaconsfield, Bucks.