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F/A-18A/B/C SJU-5/6A Ejection seat Seat
This Martin-Baker seat is used in the early F/A-18 Hornet series of aircraft. The seat is an updated design utilizing gas assists in the timing mechanisms and drogue gun systems for more positive action. The SJU-5/6 seat is based on the Mk. 10A seat designed for the Tornada aircraft.

Other info on this seat can be found at these pages:

USN SJU-6 seat
NASA Dryden F/A-18 seat
NASA parachute trials

3/4 Right view
Left side view
3/4 Left view
Right side view
Top rear view

This ejection seat was on display at theSAFE Association History of Escape Systems and the Evolution of Manikins Display during the SAFE Association 40th annual Symposium, October 2002

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