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Ejector Seats

Duration: 01:58

Early attempts to introduce a way of keeping pilots safe were often as dangerous as the methods involved. We examine the history of the ejector seat and meet a man who has been saved more than once by these incredibly high tech safety seats and watch the process through every stage.

Available since: Thu 2 Dec 2010


Ashley Jensen
Peter Sallis
Jem Stansfield

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Wallace & Gromit's World of Invention Better Safe Than Sorry

5/6 Wallace and Gromit consider inventors who take their safety into their own hands.

First broadcast: 01 Dec 2010

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