face blind


Also found in: Wikipedia.

face blind

face blind
A roller blind on top of the ejection seat, to which the ejection seat handle is attached. Once this handle is pulled, the blind covers the face of the occupant of the seat, and the ejection sequence commences. It is not necessary for all ejection seats to have face blinds.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
"The recurrence of such crimes holds the Arab world responsible for planning to face blind extremism in all means, and holds the world responsible for helping cease violence in the region, especially in Syria," he added.
Providing a glimpse into the world of the 'face blind,' he explained: "[Patients] may see a face clearly, but it doesn't convey identity to them" While in his recently published autobiography, On the move, the neurologist reflects on his experiences with his brother's schizophrenia and growing up as a gay man in a time in which homosexuality was still listed as a neurological disorder by the American Psychiatric Association.
"It is a great example of a partnership approach that listened to and took into account the challenges that face blind and partially sighted travellers, what can be done to support their safety and independence, and reflecting that in the final design."
"This will be a magazine uniting the issues that face blind people in the Arab World," he told the GDN.
Applicants signing up to the vineyard challenge will face blind taste tests as well as proving they have the right palate and passion.