ejection capsule

ejection capsule

[ē′jek·shən ‚kap·səl]
(aerospace engineering)
In an aircraft or spacecraft, a detachable compartment (serving as a cockpit or cabin) or a payload capsule which may be ejected as a unit and parachuted to the ground.

ejection capsule

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A detachable compartment in an aircraft serving as a cockpit or cabin, which may be ejected as a unit and parachuted to the ground. Ejection capsules are not very common but are meant for use in aircraft that operate at very high speeds and/or altitudes.
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EXPERIMENT Z A bear in an ejection capsule after landing safely