Ejection Tie Club

Here at Martin-Baker, we run an exclusive club that unifies all pilots whose lives we’ve helped save: life membership of the Ejection Tie Club is confined solely to those who have emergency ejected from an aircraft using a Martin-Baker ejection seat, which has thereby saved their life.

To search our collection of Ejectee testimonials please enter information in the below search bar. If you have an Ejection story of your own that you’d like to share with us to be shown on this page, please forward to information@martin-baker.co.uk.

Edwin Vincent

“I started my flying career with the 199TFS in F-4Cs. The pilot was Lt Col Tai Hong; I was the WSO. Both Tai and I escaped without serious injury thanks to the Martin-Baker seat we rode down in. We ejected at 1007hrs at 17,100ft, 55 miles north of Hickam AFB, Hawaii …free fall for about 30-40 seconds…canopy opened at about 11,000ft.

The seats worked perfectly. As luck would have it, two USAF helicopters (HH-53) witnessed our splashdown. We were fortunate that they were conducting air-air refueling training below us at the time. They picked us up and delivered us both to Hickam AFB with only a few cuts and bruises.

To all of you at Martin-Baker, thanks again for bringing me home. I am proud to be a member of your club!”

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