Goodrich Aerospace
Goodrich Aerospace & Airbus Industrie

Goodrich Aerospace & Airbus Industrie

Project: Goodrich Aerospace collaboration with Airbus lndustrie A380 crew seat.
 
Objective: Goodrich Aerospace was looking to develop a new crew jump seat for the Airbus A380. The requirements were an improvement of comfort and end-user experience for flight crews, while adhering to IATA safety and engineering compliance. An improved comfort angle was achieved as well as better access points to stowage and communications equipment. Goodrich Aerospace won the contract and the seat is still implemented in the aircraft to this day. 
Airbus A380 Crew Seat
"Stand Alone" Jump Seat

"Stand Alone" Jump Seat

Open and closed configurations shown. Note that seat belts are not shown.
Views and Size Relationship

Views and Size Relationship

The inset shows the stowage cabinet opened by pulling up on the blue handle below the seat pan.
In Operation

In Operation

And a final variant in operation.