When considering aircraft interiors, Muirhead leather is sought after as the world's number one for aviation seating.
As market leader to the global aircraft seating market, their high performance, genuine leather is supplied to over 160 airlines, airframe and seating manufacturers across 60 countries.
Muirhead aviation leather has been developed to pass all airworthiness specifications and in-house testing laboratory is UKAS approved to carry out FAA 28.853, Vertical Burn and ABD0031 Smoke Density and Toxicity testing (BSI ISO 17025:2005). Cutting edge flame retardant aviation leathers have also been developed in-house which meet stringent Civil Aviation Authority regulations.
As a manufacturer, Muirhead has full control over every aspect of the production process, from hide selection to final delivery guaranteeing complete control of quality and consistency.
Their specialty is a lightweight custom made aviation leather called Voyager which is extremely suitable to aircraft interior refurbishments. It has greater elasticity than standard leather which allows for more flexible use. The raw material has not changed and it has all the properties you would expect from genuine leather.
Made to order premium Voyager leather retains the 1.0mm thickness found in standard aviation leather but it is up to 30% lighter than its heavier full weight leather counterpart with no compromise on quality or tensile strength. Low Carbon Voyager leather meets the most robust industry smoke and flame specifications.