Cushion For US Military

Fighter and bomber pilots sitting in cramped ejection seats suffer pressure sores on long missions for exactly the same reasons as people in wheelchairs: lack of movement!

Air Force Research Laboratories was directed to find a solution to the problem. They began by acquiring pressure sore prevention products from many sources.

Unlike any testing ever done before AFRL tested every concept including foam pads, air cushions, gel filled cushions, and memory foam and various brands of powered alternating...

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