Friday, April 8, 2011

Martin-Baker completes F-35 ejection seat tests with sled test at 500kts

Martin-Baker has completed trials of the F-35's escape systems with a sled test where an ejection seat and mannequin were fired from the front section of an F-35 from a speed in excess of 520 kts. More than 30 ejection seat tests have already been conducted in various countries of the US16E seat.

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