NEWS & EVENTS

Managing over 250 aircraft programmes with customers in 86 countries, there’s a lot to keep up with –
stay up to date with Martin-Baker here. From exhibitions to milestones, be sure to check back regularly for
news and updates, as well as our upcoming global events.

Martin-Baker Installs 1st US Navy F-5 Seat Upgrade

(NEVADA) Martin-Baker successfully installed the 1st US16J ejection seat as the US Navy F-5 seat upgrade programme begins. The Martin-Baker team are pictured here at NAS Fallon during the seat installation on the 5th December 2019. There are over 2,950 Martin-Baker seats in service today…
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Martin-Baker Wins Award from Lockheed Martin

(WASHINGTON) Martin-Baker Aircraft Co., Ltd., received a prestigious award from one of the leading defence manufacturers in the world during a recent suppliers conference. Lockheed Martin presented Martin-Baker with the Supplier Award for Outstanding Warfighter Support to the Joint Strike Fighter programme as an audience…
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26 Martin-Baker Ejection Seats in Iconic Aerial Parade

Nearly 30 Martin-Baker ejections seats will fly in four airframes conducting a joint-combined formation Thursday along the Hudson River at approximately 9:30 a.m.   The Martin-Baker seats will be flown by the Royal Air Force Red Arrows in nine Hawk aircraft (twin seats), the US…
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TWITTER

On this day in 1966, the first Mk6 Ejection was recorded in France. The Mk6 Seat has been fitted to 18 different aircraft, in 23 countries around the world and has seen a total of 269 ejections to date.

Martin-Baker Meteor Back in Action

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…
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MB Aus DASR Part 145 Application Approved

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!  
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MARTIN-BAKER WINS KF-X EJECTION SEAT COMPETITION

(London) Martin-Baker has been awarded a contract to provide the escape system for the Republic of Koreas Air Force’s new fighter, KF-X. Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) competitively selected Martin-Baker’s Mk18 ejection seat for its latest aircraft development programme. The selection of the Mk18 seat continues…
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RAF100 – Gloster Meteor & Martin-Baker Mk 1

The first of our series of RAF 100 posts kicks off with the Gloster Meteor, pictured below with the famous Martin-Baker Meteor test aircraft. The Meteor was fitted with both Mk. 1E and Mk. 2E Martin-Baker Ejection Seats responsible for saving the lives of 41…
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RAF 100 & Martin-Baker

On Sunday 1st April 2018, the RAF will be celebrating their 100th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, we at Martin-Baker will be looking back at our longstanding partnership with the RAF and the proud history we share together. Each week in the run up to…
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First ROKAF F-35 Seat Delivered

Lt Col Sanghyoun Park, from the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF), pictured here with John and James Martin during his recent visit to the Martin-Baker headquarters. Lt Col Park’s visit was in celebration of the completion of US16E Ejection Seat No. 0340 which is destined for…
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Martin-Baker at 55th SAFE Symposium

Constantly searching for new and better ways to protect the lives of pilots and aircrew, Martin-Baker are proud to attend the 55th Annual SAFE Symposium beginning today in Orlando, Florida.   SAFE represents aviation, space, land, and marine safety disciplines for the protection of users…
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Martin-Baker Exhibits at Tailhook

(Reno, Nv) United States Navy fighter pilots of all ages gathered last week to say hello to old friends, swap stories, and receive updates on the current state of Naval aviation here. Many of those stories had to do with safe ejections using Martin-Baker ejection…
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Martin-Baker Australia’s expansion continues

(Newcastle, Australia) Martin-Baker’s commitment to supporting the Joint Strike Fighter in the Asia-Pacific region took a leap forward this week with the opening of the Martin-Baker Australia Field Office at Williamtown. The Field Service needs of the global JSF fleet had until now been met…
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300th US16E Ejection Seat for F-35

The Norwegian Defence Attaché, Col John Andreas Olsen, is pictured with  John and James Martin on the completion of the 300th US16E Ejection Seat for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Programme during a visit to the Martin-Baker headquarters in Denham. This particular Seat is destined for…
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TWITTER

On this day in 1966, the first Mk6 Ejection was recorded in France. The Mk6 Seat has been fitted to 18 different aircraft, in 23 countries around the world and has seen a total of 269 ejections to date.

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