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Old 02-19-2019, 04:56 PM
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Dave,

I always thought that pan was there in case you wanted to wear a "sit on" parachute for doing aerobatics. Might be worth incorporating "easy removal" into your design.
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:56 PM
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I won't be wearing the old-style seat-type parachute. If I wear one at all, it'll be a back cushion type. And the seat pan change is permanent.

Frankly, I don't see what the fuss is about. Here are the RV-8 seat ribs, for example:



And closer to the RV-3B heritage, here are the RV-4 seat ribs:



The pictures are also lurking here and here.

Dave

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