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Old 17th May 2020, 22:45
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admiral ackbar
 
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Originally Posted by dave.rooney View Post
Apparently there were issues during the ejection sequence when Capt. Kevin Domon-Grenier ejected from his Tutor last October in Georgia.

From a Dec. 1, 2019 article on Avweb:


The ejections in this case looked as if the seats left the aircraft OK, but didn't counteract the descent at all. Do the Snowbirds' Tutor's still use the old Weber seats?
Don't know if they are Weber seats but an ex-RCAF Snowbird mechanic on CTV News Channel said they are not zero-zero seats.

Is it possible something went very wrong early and the pilot was trying to get altitude to safely eject but was not able to? Will obviously have to wait for the investigation, unsure if it is CTSB that investigate military incidents.
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