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ejection systems

a. command ejection system--A system in which the pilot of an aircraft or the occupant of the other ejection seat(s) initiates ejection resulting in the automatic ejection of all occupants. b. command select ejection system--A system permitting the optional transfer from one crew station to another of the control of a command ejection system for automatic ejection of all occupants. c. independent ejection system--An ejection system which operates independently of other ejection systems installed in one aircraft. d. sequenced ejection system--A system which ejects the aircraft crew in sequence to ensure a safe minimum total time of escape without collision.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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EDM in Manchester is the sole supplier of the weapon loading trainer and the ejection systems maintenance trainer, two pieces of equipment that help train air crew and ground crew on the procedures for the real jet.
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Featuring superior feed, vision and ejection systems, engineered for conventional high capacity coffee sorting, it is the first choice high capacity sorter for mainstream coffee processors who seek the assurance, functionality and trusted performance of the SORTEX brand, without the niche technologies of Buhler's SORTEX A range.
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