Genesis of your product. why and for whom?
How to make an impact-resistant helicopter passenger seat lighter and cheaper that the existing seat while meeting tighter loading requirements in order to comply with future regulations.
Benefits for the final customers?
Nimrod Composites designed and integrated an almost 100%-composite seat. The innovative process makes it possible to meet the mechanical, fatigue and ageing resistance requirements.
The product : materials and processes
The seat is integrated around a structure composed of 2 L-shaped curved monolithic arms with an adaptable shape. The ends of the carbon fibre arms are crossed-braced with carbon-epoxy composite cross-arms. This design ensures excellent control of the seat''s displacement and manages stresses more effectively.