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What it’s like to eject from a plane

February 16, 2023 History

It’s “the beginning of a second life”, or a “second chance”. That is how many pilots describe the rest of their lives after ejecting from their aircraft. Indeed, the ejection remains an extremely significant experience, both physically and psychologically, for those who have lived through it. In this new episode of Radar, discover the moving story of a former fighter pilot, Max Moutoussamy, now a Business Developer & Flight Operations Expert at Safran Aircraft Engines.


1. Introduction and presentation of Max Moutoussamy

2. March 14, 1991: an ordinary day …

3. An inevitable ejection

4. Trying to analyze what happen

5. The beginning of a second life