MARTIN-BAKER Mk6 ZERO/ZERO EJECTION SEAT
Martin Baker is the number one manufacturer of emergency escape systems for fighter aircrafts. The ejection seat provides a greater survivability rate for the pilot, by making it very safe to eject themselves from an uncontrollable aircraft.
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Surrender of the German submarine U-889 to the Royal Canadian Navy near Shelburne, Nova Scotia, 13 May 1945
On 8 May Kapitänleutnant Friedrich Braeucker was ordered by U-boat Headquarters (Admiral Donitz), to surrender, and appears to have complied promptly with the instruction to surface, proceed to the nearest Allied port with a black flag of surrender flying. Two days later, on the 10th of May 1945 a Royal Canadian Air Force plane came upon U-889 motoring on the surface at 10 knots with a black flag flying. A Canadian escort force, W-6, was nearby and sped to intercept U-889 within an hour. At first Braeucker and his men were ordered to Newfoundland (Bay Bulls), however the following day the sub was assigned to HMCS Inch Arran and HMCS Buckingham. These frigates escorted U-889 into Shelburne Harbor, Nova Scotia. There Braeucker formally surrendered and the Royal Canadian Navy boarded the submarine and took possession of her on 13 May. Transferred to the US Navy on 10 Jan 1946, arriving at Portsmouth Navy Yard, NH on 12 Jan 1946. Sunk on 20 Nov 1947 off Cape Cod by US submarine USS Flying Fish. (Colour by Mark)
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Ich habe einen riesigen Meilenstein erreicht! Von gestern auf heute hatte ich meinen GLB und ich bin die 40km durchgegangen und habe bestanden. Leider muss ich noch darauf warten ob ich Bronze, Silber oder Gold bekomme, mal sehen was es wird... Ich bin so stolz darauf meinem Vaterland, Österreich, dienen zu dürfen. 🇦🇹🏅