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Video - Weber Pilot Seat Adjustment Capabilities

A short video clip to follow up on the installation of two B737 Weber pilot seats (Captain and First Officer) that have been installed into the simulator. The seats were retrieved from a South West B737 that was destined for the wrecking yard. This video demonstrates the range of movements that the seats are capable of.  Double click video to vuew full screen.

To read addtional information on the seats, see these other Journal entries.

Weber Pilot Seat Adjustments from Anaspides Photography on Vimeo.


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Thanks for this video - it cleared up a couple of questions I had with my Weber. Unlike yours, mine has four levers. From front to back they are labeled T,R, V & H. Their operation is a little different but has the same effect. For what it's worth (and for my reference later - I've got a mind like a sieve), here's what my levers do:

T - Adjusts the leg rests, just like yours
R - Adjusts the angle of chair back
V - Chair height
H - Whole chair forward and back

To be honest, until I saw how the height change worked on your chair & video, I thought mine was broken. Seems to be working just fine now. Thanks again!


January 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterFlyWJP

HI FlyWJP - I probably should have mentioned that the seat handles have the same alpha designation you have mentioned (T,R,V, H). Glad the video helped to clear your thoughts, Iain

January 21, 2012 | Registered CommenterFLAPS 2 APPROACH

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