1:48 ACES II Seats/Dimensions?

Joined: November 30th, 2017, 3:13 am

March 29th, 2018, 2:15 am #1

Does anyone know the dimensions of an ACES II seat?  Mainly looking for the width at the bottom and the height perpendicular from the base.

EDIT: What other options are out there for 1:48 ACES II seats for an F-15?  The Quickboost seats are underscaled.
EDIT 2: Can anyone with a 1:48 Legend ACES II measure the back of the seat in mm?
Last edited by Jagdleopard on April 27th, 2018, 6:28 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Joined: May 10th, 2005, 10:47 pm

ACES II Dimensions

March 31st, 2018, 5:54 pm #2

The seat is 20 inches wide at the bucket.Its mid-range height from the floor to the top of the seat is about 52 inches but it can be adjusted up and down two-three inches. Note that kit makers often have to cheat on the width and/or height of cockpit features to account for the non-scale thickness of the fuselage sides, the canopy, and in some cases the cockpit floor when it forms the top of a compartment like the nose landing gear well.
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I had a case where I recently had to drop the...

March 31st, 2018, 6:28 pm #3

cockpit floor directly onto the top of the gear bay to fit the seat.
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Joined: November 30th, 2017, 3:13 am

Re: ACES II Seat Dimensions

April 27th, 2018, 6:24 pm #4

Even taking in to account a height of 49 inches, the Quickboost seats are underscaled.  What other options are there for a 1:48 ACES II seat for an F-15?
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Joined: June 30th, 2004, 6:37 pm

July 11th, 2018, 1:18 am #5

Our SHM F-16 ACES II Seats were mastered (by Scotty Battistoni) from measurements taken off the real ACES II. I think he nailed that seat; better than any other. These will be available in the F-15 and A-10 variants this fall.
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Joined: April 2nd, 2005, 6:41 am

July 13th, 2018, 5:24 pm #6

FWIW, Aires, True Details (Squadron), Verlinden, and Eduard all make 1/48 ACES II seats - some in several variants.
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