The new dimension: the Recaro CL3710

Innovative Recaro economy class seat for long-range flights impresses with light weight, comfort and design

Schwaebisch Hall/Hamburg, Germany. World premiere at the Aircraft Interiors Expo 2013 in Hamburg: Recaro Aircraft Seating presents its new economy class CL3710 model for long-range flights. This innovative seat gets top marks when it comes to its light weight, comfort and modern design. In addition, it offers outstanding customizing options. Due to its modular construction, it can be easily adapted to the widest variety of airline needs.

The CL3710 represents the most comprehensively developed new product that Recaro Aircraft Seating has ever made: A team of more than 50 product managers, engineers, designers, ergonomists and sales experts have been working more than two years on this project. “Rather than attempting to fulfill the specifications of individual customers, we have taken the needs of our worldwide customers into account in a universal manner. To achieve this, we have carefully focused on the demands of different markets, regions and airlines. We have developed a modular seat generation that essentially meets the needs of our global customers,” explains Dr. Mark Hiller, Chief Executive Officer. “With our CL3710, which combines maximum living space and comfort with exceptional light weight, we have once again set new standards for long-range flights in economy class.“

The seat gets top marks when it comes to its weight. Designing the CL3710, the Recaro team carefully analyzed every single material, technology and manufacturing process to arrive at the lowest possible weight. This effort resulted in a lightweight seat – in fact, the CL3710 is the lightest in its class. At the same time, the CL3710 provides passengers with maximum comfort. Recaro’s entire expertise in ergonomics has flowed into the CL3710. Its new, sixway adjustable headrest, for example, can be better adapted ergonomically to individual passengers, and easily set to accommodate their differing heights. The middle armrests remain completely flush even in recline.

The living space offered to passengers is absolutely convincing. The CL3710 offers maximum shin clearance even at a seat pitch of 29 inches or more. This is a result of features like the patented high literature pocket, placed above the tray table. Two more innovative details created by the Recaro team add a few decisive millimeters: One of the two beams under the seat structure is positioned slightly forward. This, combined with the ingenious solution of positioning the Inflight Entertainment System box in a space-saving pancake construction under the seat pan, results in an exceptional amount of passenger leg room.

For all regions, all continents, all cabins: “The CL3710’s modular design enables it to be optimally adapted at standardized interfaces to airline customer requirements,” says René Dankwerth, Vice President Research and Develoment. The seat’s innovative multifunction bridge located in the backrest, for example, permits numerous unique configurations. It combines a variety of functions – from the high literature pocket and tray table latch to USB ports, power supply outlets and other components. The CL3710 also offers numerous IFE integration possibilities. For example, a 12-inch video monitor can be integrated into the rear of the backrest in combination with a high literature pocket.

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