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 ACES-II16.01.2002  

ACES-II Ejection Seat

The ACES-II ejection seat produced by McDonnell Douglas Aerospace is the seat installed in the F-16. The same seat is also used in the F-15, F-22, F-117 and A-10 but has small differences, mainly because the F-16 has the flightstick located at the right side, while the other aircraft have the stick located at the center, between the pilot's legs.

The ACES-II is a Zero-Zero seat. That means that the seat is still capable of ejecting the pilot at a 0 kts speed. The seat has the following parts: the case itself, the control-electronics, the parachute container that holds the pilot's parachute, the survival kit assembly according to the area of operation, the emergency oxygen assembly and the ejection mechanism itself.

The seat is installed in the cockpit in a 30 deg. angle. This position allows the pilot a better resistance to pulled G's as the position is not completely vertical.

The ACES-II ejection seat with his elements
Plans and drawings
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The ACES-II ejection seat with his elements

ACES-II


PartInformation
Ballistic HosesFiring Control Ballistic Hoses
Eject GripFiring Control Handle
Manual HandleEmergency Manual Chute Deployment Handle
Oxygen AssemblyEmergency Oxygen Assembly
PadsBackrest Pad and Seat Cushion Assembly
Parachute ContainerParachute Container
RailsEjection Rails and Seat Roller
RisersParachute Risers and Lap Belt Assembly
Safety LeverEjection Control Safety Lever
Survival KitSurvival Kit Assembly
OtherOther Details


Plans and drawings

ACES-II

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