ACES Ejection Seat Saves Another Life - 670 and Counting


A 325th Fighter Wing F-22A Raptor touches down at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 20. An F-22 from that wing crashed on May 15; its pilot safely ejected and is in stable condition. (Samuel King/Air Force)

A F-22 Raptor from Eglin Air Force Base was flying a routine training flight with the 33rd Fighter Wing when it crashed on the base’s test and training range recently. The pilot safely ejected and was taken to the 96th Medical Group hospital at the base for evaluation and observation. Thanks to our ACES® II ejection seat, this pilot is safe and lives to fly another day.

Read the full article in Air Force Times here.


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