Ejection Causes in Military Jet Aircraft in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic

Authors

  • Ondřej Zavila Dept. of Fire Protection, VSB – Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • Rudolf Chmelík Military Unit 7214, 211th Squadron, Čáslav, Czech Republic

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3849/aimt.01253

Keywords:

Army of the Czech Republic, ejection, aviation accident, human factor, jet aircraft, cause, statistics

Abstract

The article deals with the causes of ejections of crew members in military jet fighter, fighter-trainer and trainer aircraft in the service of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic from 1948 until the end of 2016. It presents a list of ejection causes by aircraft types on a timeline as well as historical and technical contexts, facts and development trends of these causes. Importantly, the role of the human factor in the causes of fire and false fire alarm emergency occurrences is also analyzed. The study is accompanied by a unique overview of reference and still accessible information sources on the subject.

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Published

05-01-2019

How to Cite

Zavila, O., & Chmelík, R. (2019). Ejection Causes in Military Jet Aircraft in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. Advances in Military Technology, 14(1), 5–20. https://doi.org/10.3849/aimt.01253

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