Para-Cushion 305 Cross Country XC

Emergency, Chair Models

Para-Cushion 305 Cross Country XC


305 Cross-Country XC is designed to be used in airplanes where the seat is reclined.  Very popular with Glider Pilots, 305 is the longest and thinnest Para-Cushion Model, a back parachute with an L-shaped lightly-padded chair underneath. (There is no parachute canopy material in the chair portion.) 305 comes complete with:


305 XC Chair measures 42" long (105 cm) by 16" ( 40 cm) wide by 2.5" (6cm)* to 1" (2.5cm) thick and weighs approximately 16.5 lb. (7.5 kg)**.

*with 26 FT Mid-Lite canopy; 4" (10.16 cm) thick with 30 FT Lo-Po canopy

**with 26 FT Mid-Lite canopy; 23 lbs (10.43 kg) with 30 FT Lo-Po canopy

This back mounted container is built to extend from the shoulders of the user to just above the knees. This long design allows the parachute to be packed uniformly throughout a larger area keeping the system as thin as possible. Spacer Foam padding throughout the system allows the user to comfortably sustain flight for many long hours.  Add A Sheepskin Back Pad for luxurious long sorties.

Choose our Standard Harness or the Aerobatic Harness at no additional charge.

305 XC Chair with Mid-Lite installed is limited to 254 lbs & 150 knots

305 XC Chair with 30 FT Lo-Po installed is limited to 300 lbs & 175 knots


Choose from our standard Colors:  Black, Smoke, Navy Blue, Royal Blue, Red, Olive Drab, or "Vintage." Or view our Current Stock List .  Custom colors may be available at an additional cost.

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  • Cobra Buckles
  • Quick Ejector Snaps
  • Sheepskin Back Pad
  • Lumbar Support Pad
  • G-Pad Cushion
  • Custom Embroidery
  • Survival Equipment Pocket
  • ELT Pocket

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