Idiot Civilian Passenger Ejects Himself Out of Plane

My guess is that when the rockets under his seat fired and he suddenly found himself over 300 feet away from the PC-7 Mk II he was riding in, he probably realized the error of his ways. » 11/02/09 8:20pm 11/02/09 8:20pm

$225,000 Phantom Bar's Ejection Seats Should Be a Legal Imperative In…

God only knows how many times I've needed an ejection seat in bars. Too bad that these Martin-Baker Mk7s—used in the hand-made $225,000 Phantom Bar—don't work for real. The whole thing is so tacky that is cool. » 8/17/09 10:00pm 8/17/09 10:00pm

Combat Pilots Ejecting After Aircraft Crash

This two-seat Sukhoi Su-24 combat aircraft crashed in a fiery ball of hell in an Iranian airfield last week. Nothing special about that, except that—amazingly enough—the pilots ejected safely after the crash. » 3/20/09 12:20pm 3/20/09 12:20pm

10 Ejection Seat Tests in Sloooowww Moooootion

From lighting strikes » 9/04/08 6:00pm 9/04/08 6:00pm, to , the bottom line is that everything is cooler in slow motion. In this case OObject has collected 10 ejection seat tests that are enjoyable to watch at any speed—but in slo-mo it's like watching a nerdy ballet of planes, fire and rockets. []

Real Pilot Seat for Real Combat Flight Simulator Pilots

If you are a hard core combat flight simulator pilot with a spare $15,560, this completely-restored 1957 Mk. 5 ejection seat is a must. Manufactured by legendary Martin-Baker, who started work on ejection seats in 1934, this model can withstand 40 G deceleration loads and includes a canopy breaker for planes like the… » 3/24/08 9:00am 3/24/08 9:00am