Quotes: Ejection Seat
Used in this Dilbert
Pinky: Don't touch that button, Bob!
Bob: What happens if I touch that button, Pinky?
Pinky: The car ejects!
Bob: Don't you mean, the passenger seat ejects?
Pinky: No, Bob, you've been watching too many movies. The car ejects.
Grafton: Well, this is the end of Devil Five- O - Five. Say goodbye, asshole!
A classic case of poor cockpit design is the ejection procedure which used to be in one Air Force trainer. It was a placard listing half a dozen important steps, printed boldly on the canopy rail where the pilot couldn't miss seeing it. The only flaw was that step 1 was "jettison the canopy."
— Michael Collins, Carrying the Fire