Brian Dutch, Ejectee #130
Tom Drechsler, Ejectee #6048
It’s been 30 years, November 16,1987, flying an F-18A over the Pacific 80 miles west of San Diego. After a catastrophic high pressure compressor failure, a titanium fire ensued which burned through causing the 2nd engine to soon catch on fire. Thanks to Martin Baker it was but a blip in my life and flying…
Tanvir Anwar, Ejectee #6043
“I ejected from F-6 (Former) on 30th March 1983 due to left main tyre burst during landing. Martin Baker PK-D10 ejection seat delivered 100% at zero height & speed 300 KPH. Journey from Flying Officer to Air Commodore was only possible due to this awesome ejection seat which I am still keeping as souvenir. Presently,…
Stanton Parsons, Ejectee #4344
As Ejectee #4344, I am the proud owner of the coveted Martin-Baker tie. I ejected from an EA-6A “Electric” Intruder in February, 1991 after a total hydraulic failure. The airplane went totally out of control. My fellow crew member, LT Linda Heid (now Maloney) and I were about 18 miles off the coast of St….