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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: Seat Cushion Material


Thread: [Acro] Re: Seat Cushion Material

Message: [Acro] Re: Seat Cushion Material

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From: tailwind <tailwind at>

Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 04:32:41 UTC


  I found a Nelson cushion in Aircraft Spruce's catalog. It is 4 inches
thick and is perfect for S-1 Pitts.


Allyson Parker-Lauck wrote:

> I need to make a seat cushion for my plane.  Yeah, I know what you're
> thinking, "Don't you already have enough cushion on your seat?"  I've
> dropped some more pounds since I saw you guys last, so I actually do
> need a cushion, thank you. Anyway, I'm trying to find some foam that
> I've seen several pilots use for extra cushions.  It's soft and
> pliable, but it's really dense so it doesn't squish down too bad.  I
> thought that a sleeping bag mat might work, but the ones I've seen are
> really thin, and even with layering them, I'd have to buy 3 or 4 of
> them (at $30+ I know there's got to be a cheaper way). I need to go up
> at least 4 inches, so I'm thinking if I can find 1 or 2" thick stuff,
> I can stack it.  Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks,Allyson
> Parker-Lauck
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