If nothing else, the F-35 is one of the most technologically advanced fighter jets ever, ejector seat included. It “takes just three seconds after pulling the eject handle for a pilot to be parachuting clear of the stricken plane.” Video after the jump.

‘You can imagine how quickly everything happens. Incredibly, during the tests up to 900,000 measurements were recorded every second, and I’m pleased to say the systems performed really well.’

[via Dailymail

This entry was posted on 04/08/2011 01:30am and is filed under Aviation, Military .
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