Events Calendar 2017

Exhibition Location Date
Avalon Air Show Melbourne, Australia 28 Feb - 5 Mar 2017
AFA Air Warfare Orlando, Florida 1 - 3 March 2017
SAFE Europe Zeist, Netherlands 3 - 5 April 2017

A-29 SUPER TUCANO EJECTION OUTSIDE MOODY AFB - 13/03/2017

A two-person crew of an A-29 Super Tucano light attack/trainer aircraft ejected safely Last week in a residential area near Moody Air Force Base, Ga.

The pilots successfully initiated their Martin-Baker Mk10 ejection seats and landed in a wooded, residential area according to reports. The two aircrew are the eighth and ninth safe ejections from the Super Tucano since the first ejection in 2000.

Martin-Baker Poster Hanging in the Seat Bay at Moody AFB

“We’re extremely thankful for two more safe ejections, and that the crew members survived,” said Jim Martin, Martin-Baker Co-Managing Director. “It is a testament to the outstanding work Martin-Baker employees do every day that these pilots should be able to fly again.”

There are currently 229 Super Tucano aircraft in service in 10 countries.

Martin-Baker, headquartered in Denham, England, have saved the lives of 7,539 aircrew since the 1940s. As the world’s leading manufacturer of ejection seats and crash-worthy seats, Martin-Baker are dedicated to saving aircrew lives. With more than 17,000 seats in 93 countries and 56 air forces, we serve more than 53 percent of the ejection seat market.

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