One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for ejection seat
- ‘He was also sent to Yugoslavia to bring back an ejector seat from a German plane the partisans had shot down.’
- ‘The pilot of an experimental jet fighter became the first to leave his plane via an emergency ejector seat.’
- ‘An ejector seat would probably start losing height before you cracked your head on the ceiling.’
- ‘A test pilot made the first escape by ejector seat in Britain.’
- ‘In particular, she noticed the ejector seat button.’
- ‘He was previously an aviation engineer, designing ejector seats for pilots.’
- ‘Everyone knows you've got to have an ejector seat.’
- ‘The ejector seat buttons seem to be stuck though.’
- ‘They put me on the front page, wearing a pilot's helmet, sitting in an old ejector seat out of a bomber and pretending to pull the release cord.’
- ‘One of the airmen landed in the river still in his ejector seat but was able to deploy his dinghy, while the other drifted off downriver.’
- ‘If she does, hopefully they'll fit it with an ejector seat which activates whenever the doors come open in mid-flight.’
- ‘They will surely be telling me how to work the ejector seat and heat-seeking missiles any moment.’
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