Jump Seat


Jump Seat definition: get a summary, overview, and a better understanding of this term in the Dauntless Jaunter Travel Glossary.

Updated: 2017-03-27.

A jump seat is a flight term referring to an auxiliary (extra) seat for persons who are not operating the aircraft, such as the cabin crew or perhaps a trainee pilot in the flight deck. Often used to denote the drop-down seat that flight attendants strap themselves into during takeoff and landing.

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