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jump seat

A removable seat between and just behind the pilot's and the co-pilot's seats. The seat is normally occupied by a flight engineer or an observer who can watch the instruments and operate some of the auxiliary controls.
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The fold-down jumpseat can only be used by staff for official reasons.
In fact, I remember one time when I h0 a pilot from another airline in front with us in the cockpit jumpseat. The plane I fly has a sight picture that already feels a bit nose down, and the attitude on a normal approach accentuates that.
Jennard, 61, was found in the jumpseat in the cabin of an aircraft bound for Palm Beach, Florida.
With three-abreast seating in the stern, a jumpseat in front of the console and a double-wide helm seat, you have posterior parking space for 10 people, the maximum occupancy for this 21-foot, 4-inch boat.
Pilots' wives are currently allowed to use a fold-down "jumpseat" on the flight deck if there are no other seats available on the flight.