The equipment is synthetically described by the following statement:
“Ain universal patented system and method for integrating handicapped accessible seats into aircraft interior configurations”
More specifically, The equipment generally relates to aeronautical vehicle systems, passenger aircraft seat structures, aircraft seating configurations, passenger in flight safety, passenger aircraft seat fastening systems and aircraft boarding and deplaning methods.
It consists in an improved systems, devices, and methods for protecting, saving and transporting handicapped passengers into, out of, and within aircraft interiors.
The equipment will be designed so to provide a firm, postural support for a wide range of disabilities.
Hereby are listed the main equipment characteristics, grouped in technical and logistic:
Improve the confort of the disabled passenger during air travel
Avoid and minimize any injuries coming which may occur during enplaning, air travel and disembarking phases
Universal platform for wheelchair integration inside the A/C cabin
Ergonomic Cushioning (the ergonomic is a key requirement and it will addressed early in the design phase by mean of advanced ergonomic design and ergonomic simulation methodologies)
Ease of integration inside the A/C cabin
Reduce the number of operators needed to assist the disabled passenger from the check in to A/C emplaning
Smoother A/C operations related to disabled passenger transportation