Martin-Baker installs Mk 8 Ejection Seats in Uruguayan Dragonfly
5th February 2019
We’re proud to announce the successful trial and first installation of Mk 8 ejection seats in the Uruguayan Air Force A-37 Dragonfly aircraft. The UY8LD ejection seats have now been installed in the first 2 aircraft, with the remaining aircraft expected to undergo installation later this year.
Martin-Baker Delivers 2000th JPATS Seat
11th December 2018
November 2018 saw the production of the 2000th JPATS (Joint Primary Aircraft Training System) ejection seat for the highly successful Textron T-6 Texan II trainer programme. The first flight of this remarkable aircraft took place in July 1998. Now over 700 aircraft are in service with US armed forces alone, with a further 9 countries…
LETTER TO THE EDITOR OF FORBES
29th November 2018
To whom it may concern, In the November 26 edition of Forbes online, Loren Thompson, a contributor to Forbes and Chief Operating Officer for the non-profit Lexington Institute, wrote an uninformed OpEd titled Air Force Push for Better Pilot Protection Upsets Competitive Landscape in Ejection Seats. In it he describes many items that should have required data to back…
Martin-Baker Meteor Back in Action
18th June 2018
The Martin-Baker Meteor aircraft is back in action with its first UK test in 8 years at the Company’s test facility in Chalgrove, Oxfordshire. The high altitude ejection test carried out last week was a huge success, pictured here. The high altitude test capabilities at Martin-Baker are truly unique; we are the only ejection seat…
MB Aus DASR Part 145 Application Approved
23rd April 2018
The Defence Aviation Safety Authority has approved Martin-Baker Australia’s application to be recognised as a Maintenance Organisation under DASR Part 145. Another huge step forward for Martin-Baker Australia!