THE MK.7 ROCKET ASSISTED EJECTION SEAT [Main Title]
Film focusing on the Martin Baker Mk 7 Rocket Assisted Ejection Seat.
Description of the rocket assisted ejection seat from Martin Baker. Shot of lathe manufacturing seat rocket part. Zero/zero ejection capability demonstrated using dummy. Height of ejection shown using rocket seat. 90 knot runway ejection from Meteor aircraft shown. Side by side ejection in rig shown with human occupant in flight gear in seat next to ejected seat – no unpleasant effects from being in close proximity to rocket seat ejection. Shots of Hunter T7 aircraft adapted for ejection seat trials. Film of ejection at 300 knots. Film of Squadron Leader Peter Howard, ejecting at 250 knots at 250 feet, from the MB Meteor, at Chalgrove on 13th March 1962.