God Bless Four More Inches of Airline Legroom

God Bless Four More Inches of Airline Legroom
Design

With cascading seats, the HD31 upgrades legroom and plane capacity on short-haul flights

Leo Lutero
  • 5 august 2015

Zodiac Aerospace’s HD31 plane seat design lets passengers 15 percent more legroom (translatable to 4″). Despite the extra space, it also allows airliners to add up to 30 more seats per cabin.

It makes perfect sense for budget airlines to find ways of stuffing more passengers into a plane. It keeps fares low and the business running but it’s a hard balance between efficiency and torture. The HD31, which surprisingly gives more space sans pain, might be the perfect solution.

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