Dundee is home to RRS Discovery, the ship used by Captain Scott to explore the Antarctic. Built in Dundee, this incredible ship undertook a number of ground-breaking expeditions. The best thing is you don’t just have to look at it—you can climb aboard!
26th July 1946 Bernard “Benny” Lynch conducted the first Live Aerial Ejection Test for the Martin-Baker Company.Since that first test over 7,100 lives have been saved by Martin-Baker ejection seats,Bernard Lynch ejected himself from a Meteor III E416, piloted by Captain Scott, at 8,000 ft and 320 m.p.h. A.S.I. using 2′ dia. Drogue with 7.5″vent, Mark V release, in a test ejection for the Martin-Baker Aircraft Company.