To date, more than 7.600 people have been saved by the plane ejector seats.
In 1944, an engineer from Northern Ireland invented it.
James Martin, a Crossgar, County Down resident, started working on the seat shortly after Valentine Baker, his business partner and friend, was killed in an airplane accident.
The Martin-Baker aviation company now makes the ejection chair a part of pilot and aircraft safety worldwide.
The Ulster Transport Museum has a new exhibit that showcases rare footage from the testing of an ejector chair. so you can see early prototypes.
Museum of Innovation, a permanent exhibit that honors pioneers in engineering from Northern Ireland, is located at the Museum of Innovation.
Video journalist: Niall McCracken
Publited Sat, 21 August 2021 at 23:34.21 +0000