Peter Ruddock CB CBE FRAeS, Ejectee #2775
Haynes L Kendall Jr., Ejectee #6082
I was a flight instructor at Naval Air Station Kingsville Texas in training squadron 21 and on the morning of November 19, 1968 I was assigned a new student Lieutenant JG Barber and we were on a familiarization flight and we had a complete hydraulic failure. We declared an emergency and returned to the field…
Raul Alexander Ballesteros, Ejectee #5696
Good morning, I’m chief máster seargent Raúl Alexander Ballesteros Colombian Air Force ejectee #5696. On September 30, 2010 i ejected from Kfir during reconnaissance misión the aircraft suffer engine loss, we perform the established procedures for the ejection. Thanks Martin-Baker for saving my life and that of my fellow pilot.
COL John Black, Ejectee #690
On 10 Aug 1964, my radar pilot (LT. James Martin) and I (CPT John Black) flew a Supersonic F4 Phantom II fighter over the Mojave Desert for a night “scramble” alert exercise. About 20 minutes into the flight, the plane suffered a malfunction and we went into an inverted spin. We both scrambled to find…