This top of the line, constant-wear lifejacket is ETSO approved and used during flights to and from helidecks. It is a very simple, compact, lightweight and well fitted lifejacket that is perfect for operational and training purposes.
VIKING Helicopter Lifejacket can be inflated manually; it has 1 buoyancy chamber and 180N. PV9302 comes with a detachable EBS (Emergency Breathing System) located on the front cover. The EBS has a 6 liter air lung which gives the user the possibility to breathe underwater for approx. 60 seconds in case of sudden submersion. This lifejacket is also equipped with a spray hood, detachable neck protection, an emergency light, a whistle to alert rescuers, a buddy line, lifting becket and an option to install a personal locator beacon. VIKING Helicopter Lifejacket comes in two versions, a training version and operational version.
The training version is excellent for training purposes because it is identical to the operational version; the only difference is the release system. This means that the wearer trains and works in exactly the same lifejacket. In case of an emergency there are no surprises; the wearer is completely familiar with the product.
The lifejacket must be worn at all times when flying in a helicopter.