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How Do Ejection Seats Work? – Brit Lab

Greg Foot explains how ejection seats work and how they can go wrong!

Footnote 1 – Memoir of a Special Effects Maestro and Goldfinger
Footnote 2 – http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/press/press-releases/2013/july/no-mr-bond-i-expect-you-to-drive
Footnote 3 – Journal of Physics Special Topics
P4_8 No Mr Bond, I Expect You to Drive
J Nelms, D Roberts, S Thomas, D Starkey
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH.
Footnote 4 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jC7f1OKQ78M
Footnote 5 – http://metro.co.uk/2015/01/31/ejector-seat-prank-leaves-teenager-with-fractured-spine-5043905/
Footnote 6 – Aviation Firsts
Footnote 7 – http://science.howstuffworks.com/transport/flight/modern/ejection-seat1.htm
Footnote 8 – http://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/how-things-work-ejection-seats-29088450/?page=1
Footnote 9 – http://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/how-things-work-ejection-seats-29088450/?page=2&no-ist
Footnote 10 – http://science.howstuffworks.com/transport/flight/modern/ejection-seat.htm
Footnote 11 – The Survivors Club
Footnote 12 – http://www.martin-baker.com/clubs/ejection-tie-club
Footnote 13 – http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/nov/02/south-africa-passenger-ejector-seat

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