How would you feel about sitting backwards on a plane?
Hexagonal-shaped chairs that fit together like a puzzle piece could be the answer to packing in up to 80 extra passengers on a typical Boeing 767, reports the L.A. Times. Zodiac Aerospace, a seat manufacturer for planes, recently released a new seating concept that may make you second-guess upgrading to business class.
The HD31 (or High Density at 31-inch spacing) project promises to increase seating capacity on planes by up to 15 per cent, while providing an extra four inches of legroom for each seat. The trick, an interlocking grid of super lightweight seats that flip up to allow passengers to enter and exit rows.
Though extra leg room sounds great, what about the idea of sitting backwards for an entire flight?
There’s also the whole concept of personal space.
Social media has been lit up since Zodiac released the images with reactions ranging from evil and nightmarish to dehumanizing. And you thought economy classRead More »from Could flying be more uncomfortable? These seats might make that possible