Reply to post: Re: Really?

Why a detachable cabin probably won’t save your life in a plane crash

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Re: Really?

"The (very few) aircraft that have had cabin ejection systems, rather than ejection seats, were designed for operation at sustained supersonic speeds and had them for that supersonic ejection case. Nobody would (or does) bother with such a heavy, expensive and relatively low performance system otherwise."

Didn't Jean-Luc Picard perform emergency saucer separation at a warp speed of 9.5?

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