Called Not for Wimps, the seat was designed by London agency Factorydesign with Contour Aerospace. At prototype stage, the seat is dedicated to inflight gaming entertainment.

The Not for Wimps seat is designed to appeal to passengers who would rather spend their time locked into a game or a viewing experience.

The seat has design features that can be adapted as technology advances.

An arc of composite Kevlar and carbon fibre, curves over the bucket-style seat and clips into a monitor in front of a passenger.

"Love it or hate it, it has created the stir we required, and this carries an important mesage about change", says Adam White, director at Factorydesign.

White explains the development process for the Not for Wimps airline seat of the future in Curve Issue 36. To read the full article Subscribe to Curve

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