First Australian Air Force F-35 seat produced

Martin-Baker has completed the first production US16E Ejection Seat for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F-35, named the AU-1.

The US16E Ejection Seat for the RAAF (serial number 00141) is part of LRIP VI and is the 141th seat to be produced for the F-35 Programme.

To mark the completion of the AU-1 Ejection Seat, Counsellor Defence Materiel, Mr Brian Hickey and WG CDR Anthony O’Leary, RAAF, visited Denham on 24th February 2014, joined by James and John Martin (Joint Managing Directors) from Martin-Baker.


Source / Author: Martin-Baker

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