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Journey Air Lightweight Folding Power Chair - Only 35 lbs

Journey 08643
$1,849.00 $2,699.00
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The Journey Air power chair is a lightweight marvel, weighing in at a mere 35 pounds without the battery. But don't let its portability fool you - this chair delivers world-class performance. The user-friendly joystick and powerful dual drive system make it easy to zip around quickly and safely. Maneuvering this chair in tight spaces is a breeze, as it can fit effortlessly through doorways and navigate right up to tables and desks. Its two brushless motors work independently, allowing for agile and precise turning.

When it's time to pack up and go, simply pull on the seat handle to fold the chair for transport. Additionally, the backrest can be folded down for even greater convenience. The Journey Air is also equipped with flat-free tires and rear anti-tippers for added safety and ease of use.

Owning this chair has the potential to transform your life, allowing you to participate in activities and events that were once out of reach. It also makes it simpler and more enjoyable for loved ones and caregivers to accompany you on your adventures.

Features & Highlights:

  • Ultra-lightweight yet high strength
  • Quick, responsive and maneuverable
  • Electronic brakes instead of manual brakes
  • Comfortable and easy-to-operate with one finger
  • Can switch joystick to right or left side easily
  • Fits easily through doorways and pulls up to tables
  • Armrests lift up for easy transfer to and from chair
  • Ten mile range on a single charge with extra battery storage
  • Foldable for easy transport and storage
  • Battery pack is easy to charge
  • USB charging port for cell phones
  • Perfect for dining, shopping, sightseeing and more!
  • FAA Airline Approved for travel

*Journey Air is a personal electric vehicle and is not a medical device nor wheelchair.  It is not intended for medical purposes to provide mobility to persons restricted to a sitting position.  It is not covered by Medicaid or Medicare.

Overall Dimensions

  • Length: 36.22"
  • Width: 22"
  • Depth: 35"

Seat Dimensions

  • Height: 18"
  • Width: 16.5"
  • Depth: 15.7"
  • Arm Height: 9.8"
  • Seatback Height: 16.5"

Additional Specs

  • Weight with Battery: 37.47 lbs
  • Weight without Battery: 34.83 lbs
  • Weight Capacity: 240 lbs
  • Max Speed: 2.8 mph
  • Max Rotation Radius: 35.4"
  • Max Climbing Angle: 3° 
  • Braking Distance: 39.3" (on a level surface)
  • Battery Range: up to 10 miles

 Materials & Colors

  • Frame: aircraft grade aluminum alloy 
  • Motor Type: 24 V/150 W * 2
  • Battery Type: lithium-ion, 24 V, 6Ah
  • Max Output Current of Controller: 35 A
  • Front Wheel : flat-free tire, O.D. 6"
  • Rear Wheel: flat-free tire, O.D. 12"
  • Colors: Silver

Where can I use the Journey Air?

The Journey Air can be used just about anywhere, indoors and out. It can handle a number of different terrains such as grass, carpet, dirt and more.

Will it fit through my doorways?

Thanks to the Journey Air's sleek design it will fit through all doorways with ease.

What is the Journey Air's weight capacity?

The Journey Air is capable of carrying a person weighing up to 240 lbs.

Does it come in a larger size?

The Journey Air is available only in one size. See the Product Specifications section for specific dimensions. The maximum user weight limit is 240 lbs.

I only have one good hand. Is the Journey Air for me?

The Journey Air is a one-handed, joystick-controlled chair. The joystick can even be installed on either side of the chair.

Is the Journey Air Chair right for me if I am handicapped or disabled?

While many people use the Journey Air Chair for many different reasons, the Journey Air Chair is a personal electric vehicle. If you are fully restricted to a sitting position, the Journey Air Chair may not be for you. You must be able to get in and out of the chair.

What is included with the Journey Air Chair?

The Journey Air Chair will require only a few simple steps out of the box before you can use it. Included is the battery, charger, footrests, anti-tippers and joystick.

Will Medicare help pay for my Journey Air Chair?

Unfortunately, the Journey Air Chair is not covered by Medicare at this time.

What accessories are available?

Accessories such as a cup/bottle holder, cane holder, extra thick seat cushion, spare batteries and spare tires are available.

Will the Journey Air Chair fit under a desk or table?

Yes, the Journey Air Chair will fit under a desk and table. All you have to do is flip up the armrests and slide right under.

Can I take my Journey Air Chair on an airplane?

Yes, and here are a few things you need to know before taking your Journey Air Chair on a plane. Your Journey Air Chair should qualify as free baggage with most airlines, but you can call your airline prior to your trip to make sure. You can ride your Journey Air Chair all the way up to the gate and down the jetway. As you get to the end of the jetway, you will need to remove the Journey Air Chair battery from the back of the chair, fold your Journey Air Chair and hand it to a flight attendant to stow it under the plane. Take the battery on the plane with you to your seat. Be sure to contact your specific airline to ask for their procedures for transporting a battery-powered vehicle, and see your Journey Air USA User Manual for more info. Here is a link to the FAA regulations regarding battery-powered chairs. More info

Does the Journey Air Chair have reverse mode?

Yes, the Journey Air Chair does have a powered reverse.

Can I manually push the Journey Air Chair?

The Journey Air Chair can be pushed about easily when there is no rider in it; however, it is not specifically intended that seated users be pushed around in wheelchair fashion by others as an alternative to the chair's foremost purpose: a powered self-driving experience. (If you wish to prevent your Journey Air Chair from being pushed from behind, you simply lock it in place.)

Is the footplate adjustable?

The swinging footplate is not adjustable; however, the Journey Air Chair is designed to accommodate people of a wide variety of sizes.

Is the seat or backrest adjustable?

The seat and backrest are not adjustable. Some Journey Air Chair owners with special comfort needs have chosen to add an additional cushion.

Can the Journey Air Chair be used on heavily padded or thick carpet?

Customers that are close to the Journey Air Chair's weight limit of 240 lbs may find that the Journey Air Chair is a little more difficult to use on very thick or heavily padded carpet when operating on low speed. The solution is to simply increase your speed setting, thereby increasing the ability of the Journey Air Chair to move around on these types of surfaces without significantly increasing speed.

How long will the battery last on a single charge?

Depending upon usage (speed, weight, etc.) the Journey Air Chair's battery will last up to ten miles of use.

How long will the battery last before needing to replace it?

The short answer is it depends on the usage and conditions. The battery on average lasts for several years for many of our customers.

How long does it take to charge the battery?

Charging the battery takes 6-8 hours or less depending on the level of power already used. With a range of up to ten miles, most owners rarely run the battery all the way down in a single day.

How do I know if I need to charge the battery?

There is a battery indicator located on the control panel that tells you the battery life.

Is the battery included in the weight?

Yes, 37.5 pounds incudes the weight of the battery.

Will the charger work in foreign countries?

Yes. The charger will operate on on 100V or 220V, but you will need an inexpensive plug converter to fit the outlets of your foreign destination.