This is a Burns ' Aero Seat ' from the Burns Aero Co Ltd in Burbank California. We have 2 available (this auction is for 1).
Which aircraft - Helicopter, Cargo, fixed wing, Attack - we are unsure. Structurally sound - the color may have been done after the seat was retired from service We do remember seeing these in a Navy grey and Army green before - not in blue.
Many uses for this type of seat are:
Executive Office Chair
Waiting area of an aircraft related business
etc etc etc
We currently have just this one listed here and the other (with the harness and inertia) is listed in our other auction. If interested in both - please use the eBay email link and we can accommodate your interests.
Sold exactly as shown in the pictures.
Shipping within the USA Only!
We use GPX (Greyhound Package Express) at $96 for the shipping of this rare aviation chair. Use of the Greyhound system will require the winning bidder to collect the item from their closest Greyhound station and provide a contact number for GPX to call when the item comes in to the terminal.
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First official pictures of the Mercedes E Class Cabriolet 2010/2011
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