Pilot's Elevator Cushion

$49.95

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Product ID: 10568A

Extra-thick foam provides great support

Made exclusively by Sporty’s® for pilots and students who have trouble seeing over the nose or who need another inch or two to reach the rudders. Increases safety by increasing flight visibility. Pockets on front and back for storing flat items. Measures 14”w x 18”h x 2 1/2” thick (back) and 14”w x 12”d x 2 1/2” thick (seat). Detach the bottom for a comfortable booster seat at the ballgame.

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Extra-thick foam provides great support

Made exclusively by Sporty’s® for pilots and students who have trouble seeing over the nose or who need another inch or two to reach the rudders. Increases safety by increasing flight visibility. Pockets on front and back for storing flat items. Measures 14”w x 18”h x 2 1/2” thick (back) and 14”w x 12”d x 2 1/2” thick (seat). Detach the bottom for a comfortable booster seat at the ballgame.

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4.4 / 5.0
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4.6 / 5
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4.5 / 5
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4.3 / 5
Ease Of Use
4.6 / 5
Value
4.1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes (11)
No (1)
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
3 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
4 / 5
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Yes
Good
Bottom needs to be thicker/higher.
October 4, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
I used to use a pillow and I could not to land in my first training. I though it was me, but the true is that the pillow changed my point of view every flight. I spend some flights until I bough the cusion. Finally I could land and I have been improving in my flights.
September 5, 2019
Purchased
5 months ago
Durability
1 / 5
Reliability
1 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
Garbage
All snaps failed while "just out of warranty" which was one year. And this seast was used for a 5'2" 115 pound girl. Poorly constructed, doesn't last. And Sporty's response was "Send it back to us at your cost and we will give you a price to repair." 20 bucks to ship and then a price to repair for a $50 piece of garbage? SPorty's has lost a customer for life. Save your money and buy a different brand from a retailer that will back its product and not ake excuses.
July 29, 2019
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Sturdy, comfy and convenient.
It's sturdy, convenient to carry around. Provides great back support whilst using the rudder and allows me to view the nose of the aircraft. Only drawback is the buckle do come loose during bumpy rides and the back support slides out of place some times.
June 2, 2019
Purchased
6 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
I love it. Much lighter and firmer than my usual couch cushions. They are an important part of my flight gears now.
May 14, 2019
Purchased
9 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Nice!
Nice discovery. Feeling much comfy at the cockpit now. Hope it lasts for a long time.
May 4, 2019
Purchased
7 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Rudder access
Utilized the smaller pillow for lumbar support. Did not need both pillows but they do provide options. Pillows would not have stayed connected with the black strips provided (luckily not an issue for me.) Back pillow enabled firmer access to rudders.
April 28, 2019
Purchased
8 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
A nice little cushion
My wife has had trouble seeing out of the C172 that we are taking lessons in. This cushion was the perfect solution. She can use just the backrest, just the cushion or both pieces, depending on what is needed. The cushion is firm, but comfortable, and is a nice thickness for our needs. We've only had it for a short time but it appears well made and I believe that it will last for a very long time.
February 18, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
Performance
2 / 5
Value
2 / 5
Well built but bouncy
Purchased it for my wife to use while getting flight lessons. It was too bouncy for her so we returned it.
February 11, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Height cushions
Perfect for short women. Like pillows snap together for easy carry.
February 3, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
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What FAA fire rating does this cushion have?
Peter L on Jun 1, 2017
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Peter L on Jun 1, 2017
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Will this work in a DA20 (or any plane with a stick instead of yoke)?
A shopper on Oct 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I'm the one who originally asked this question. I went ahead and bought the cushion, and it does work in a DA20 (notched seat for the stick between the knees), but I did have to position the back cushion on top of the bottom cushion for full range of movement with the stick.
Are the cushions waterproof to any extent? Can they double as a float in case of a ditching?
John A on Dec 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They are not usable as a floatation device.
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