Good footage of powerful ejector seat being tested at Philadelphia Naval Base.
Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
American newsreel titles read: 'ESCAPE SEAT FIRES PILOT THROUGH ROOF'.
Philadelphia Naval Base, United States of America.
L/S of dummy being lowered into ejector seat. M/S of the ejector seat. L/S of man on roof of Nissen-type hut giving firing signal. L/S as the dummy is ejected and thrown into safety net. L/S removing the shattered cockpit canopy. L/S of the dummy being ejected into the safety net.