Fly LegsUp for

Flying long haul with children?

Our patented Fly LegsUp for Kids makes flying with children easier and less stressful - They can sleep (and play!) in comfort, making the most of their economy seat

The hammock is the same as the adults (with an additional Large pillow), so as your child grows they can continue to use their Fly LegsUp Flight Hammock.

For infants to young children: The hammock is very adaptable and can make a flat platform for them to sleep and play on, just like their bed at home. Their minimal space is maximised with the hammock and they have more room to play and ensure their toys won't get lost.

Tip: If your child is small enough to lie completely flat, it's a good idea to bring their favourite small pillow from home to lie their head on (or use the supplied airline pillow), as some airline seats slope slightly down towards the back of the chair and this will level it out, for a more comfortable and cosy sleep.

For older children: It provides leg support at variable heights, by adding or removing and changing the inflation levels of the pillows. Make them soft and squishy or hard and firm.

Tip: For older children who do not need a flat platform, you can use one of the Large pillows (inflated 1/2 or less), as a head or armrest.

Experiment is key - The Fly LegsUp is a tool to get comfortable!

Note: Children should be supervised by an adult at all times and wear a seatbelt during the flight - Recommended for infants - approx. 9 years old.

Have any questions? Head to our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us

 

 

 

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The hammock is a comfort aid, designed to support your child's legs and feet for sleep and play when they fly.

  • It is very adaptable and moving the pillows around changes the way you can use the hammock
  • Make a flat surface for young children or a recliner for the older child
  • Move the pillows into different positions, sideways, sloping, stacked etc.
  • Change the inflation of the pillows from firm to soft and squishy
  • The large pillow (1/2 inflated) makes a good headrest for sleeping
  • Make use of the pillow the airlines provide

Many of the adult positions will also suit older children, for more information you can go to our website
www.flylegsup.com

*Ensure when you book your child’s seat that you have a seat in front of you (not a blank wall) as you need a dropdown tray table to attach the hammock.

Please refer to Seat Guru website www.seatguru.com to check that your seat will be suitable, or you can also ask your travel agent.

Attaching the hammock to the tray table

 

It is important (and much easier) to attach the hammock BEFORE the person in front reclines their seat. The hammock can then easily be pushed into the magazine pouch out of the way, until you want to inflate the pillows and use it. For use during cruise flight only. Not to be used during takeoff and landing.

 

1. Recline your childs seat back and remove their shoes

2. Lower the tray table

3. Hold the hammock by the front, where it says THIS SIDE UP

4. Locate & open LEFT straps

5. Push hammock down between the back of the seat and the tray table

6. Put the X on top of the left arm of the tray table

7. Re-attach the straps, onto the matching black and white velcro strips on the side of the bag

8. Follow the silver strip of fabric to the right to locate the RIGHT straps

9. Attach the RIGHT straps in the same way to the right arm of the tray table

10. Set the straps HIGH on the arms of the tray table (as shown in photos below)

11. Then lock the tray table back into place

12. Spread the TAIL on the seat as shown below

13. Inflate the number of pillows required according to the height needed, and stack them into the bottom of the hammock. Now you can adapt and experiment.

In the case of very steep tray table arms

Some aircraft have tray table arms with a very steep angle and the straps will slide down. This means the hammock will be too low.

To compensate you can attach the straps to the horizontal bar that runs behind the tray table. You may need to pull the tray table towards you to expose the bar.

DO NOT use the hammock with the child's head under the tray table (head pointing towards the front of the plane) as in some airlines, when the chair in front is suddenly reclined, it may come back further than expected and contact the child's head. Also the seatbelt which we recommend you use in case of sudden turbulance, may not be as secure in this position.

Note: Children should be supervised by an adult and wear a seat belt at all times.