Ejection Seats

This page shows and describes all the used ejection seats inside all F-104 Starfighter versions.

 

STANLEY C1

In the early F-104 Starfighters the Lockheed C1 downward ejection seat was used. (Photos thanks to Theo Stoelinga and Lockheed)

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LOCKHEED C2

First upward firing ejection seat was the Lockheed C2 seat, used on most Starfighters. (Photos thanks to Mark Wassenaar, Ioannis Mylonas and Ferry van der Geest)

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MARTIN BAKER GQ7A

To assure zero-zero ejection (from ground and above) operations a number of Starfighters replaced their original Lockheed C2 seats by Martin Baker MBGQ7A seats.
Also the lateron developed F-104S got this seat as standard from production.

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