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Originally posted by sardion2000
Well I would think that one of the reasons why ejection seats are not used by copters that much is that most pilots do not want to get chopped up by the rotors They probably fixed that though by having the blades explode outwards as the seat goes up. I would not want to eject from any heli thats for sure
"The Ka-50 was the first helicopter fitted with an ejector seat Quick Summary:
A pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachuteejector seat. Before the rocket in the K-37-800 ejector seat kicks in, the rotor blades are jettisoned.
Originally posted by Rasputin13
Ya know, the Polish Military has helicopters with ejection seats as well as submarines with sliding screen doors?