VK SmartCushion Systems for Ejection Seats

The Ultimate In Flying Comfort™

Engineering. Testing. Certification. Manufacturing.

Leading the Way in Advanced Seating Systems.


Oregon Aero designs and manufactures maximum-comfort, custom-designed ejection seat cushion systems. Every branch of the U.S. military uses Oregon Aero® Seating Systems, with more than 20 million logged flight hours.

Oregon  Aero® VK SmartCushion™ Systems for ejection seating are backed by 20 years of experience in seat engineering, testing, certification and manufacturing. Our seat cushion systems shift the hips, pelvis and back into the proper pain-free position; enhance mission focus, capability and endurance; improve impact protection; and dramatically reduce maintenance.

Oregon Aero® Seating Systems are made in the U.S.A.



Evaluation of Oregon Aero's APECS® I Cushion System for ACES II ejection seat went unusually well - to the point that the evaluation engineer stated: " I can only add that this is the first time in my engineering experience that I have seen an evaluation go this well."

Testing performed in the F-15 and F-16. Twenty-seven different pilots flew with the cushion, all pilots recommended the Oregon Aero® APECS® I Cushion System be made standard equipment for the ACES II ejection seat.

Oregon Aero® Ejection Seat Cushion Systems provide maximum comfort for every occupant, no matter how long the flight. Pilots and crew can focus on their mission without the distraction of seat pain.


The Features and Benefits of the VK SmartCushion™ System make it clear why Oregon Aero® Seating Systems are found in so many military aircraft.


Oregon Aero APECS® IV Ejection Seat Cushion System for all seat versons of the S-3 Viking.

Coastal Seat Cushions, Inc. is the exclusive distributor for the following Oregon Aero® military fixed wing ejection seat cushion systems: A-10 Warthog, B-1, B-2, B-52, F-4 Phantom, F-15 Eagle, F-16 Falcon, FA-18, F-22, OV-10 Bronco, S-3 Viking, Universal Propulsion Ejection Seat, U-2 & SR-71. Contact Oregon Aero directly regarding other ejection seat cushion systems.

For pricing and more information about seating for these aircraft, visit the Coastal Seat Cushions website or click here for contact information. Oregon Aero selected Coastal Seat Cushions for the company's experience with all types of military aircraft and in-depth knowledge of Oregon Aero products.

You can rely on Coastal Seat Cushions to assist with the proper selection and purchase of the seat cushions systems that you require.

For all other types of military fixed wing aircraft, contact us for more information. View our online catalog for more information.

Oregon Aero has been recognized for contributions to the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Life Support Task Force. Read more