US Air Force grounds F-35 fleet over ejection seat worries

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By Trend The US Air Force has grounded its fleet of F-35 jetstemporarily, citing a potentially faulty component in the ejectionseat that could endanger pilots in an emergency, a problem alsogrounding other types of military planes that are used in training,Trend reports citing Al Arabiya. The issue involves the explosive cartridges used inside ejectionseats to help propel the seat from the plane during an emergency,Alexi Worley, spokeswoman for the Air Force’s Air Combat Command,said in a statement Friday. The affected aircraft have ejection seats made by Martin-BakerAircraft Company Ltd., Wor…

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