CPR – Aviation

The (CPR) from Switlik sets the standard in lightweight high-performance life rafts. This large, lightweight and fully featured life raft is the commercial raft version designed for and adopted by the US Coast Guard AUF for their helicopter operations. Complete with a convertible canopy system offering protection for up to 1140 lbs (equivalent to an average of 6 UK males) and additional stability, this aviation version offers an easy to use, multiple entry point raft in case of an emergency. The patented and military proven hermetically sealed packaging system protects the raft’s material during storage.

The CPR – aviation is feature rich and provides significant benefits to the users:

  • Suitable for around 6-8
  • Lightweight & compact
  • Provides ease of storage
  • Allows ease of deployment by anyone
  • Highly stable
  • Good level of protection through convertible canopy system
  • Quick & easy boarding from every direction
  • Excellent cold weather inflation performance
  • Multiple entry/exit points
  • Provides excellent ventilation and protection
  • Carry-on-board
  • Optional survival kit/aids
  • TSO C70a Type II approval for aviation application


Standard Features

  • Air charge inflation – visible go/no go pressure gauge
  • Separate inflation from CO2 cylinders
  • Heat sealed construction
  • Convertible canopy system
  • Internal Buoyancy Sleeve
  • Compressed air inflation
  • Painter/static line (length, 35 ft.)
  • Patented military proven hermetically sealed packaging system
  • Lifelines (inner)
  • Lifelines (outer)
  • Reflective patches
  • Topping off/pressure relief valve (2)
  • 4 Reinforced floating boarding ladders
  • 5 yearly servcing

Standard Equipment

  • Hand pump
  • Repair Clamps (2)
  • Hand-crank solar power flashlight
  • Sea anchor
  • Knife
  • Part 91 survival kit

Life Raft

  • Buoyancy tube diameter: 12.83 in. (32.58 cm.)
  • Freeboard: 12.83 in. (32.58 cm.)
  • Inflated raft dimensions: 84.79 in. Width at flats (91.77 in. at corners)
  • Floor area (Total): 20.1 sq. ft. (1.87 sq. m.)
  • Buoyancy in fresh water: Total: 1,114 lbs. (505.3 kg)
  • Buoyancy in Salt Water: Total: 1,143 lbs. (518.5 kg.)
  • Cylinder charge pressure: 3,000 p.s.i.
  • Operating temperature range: -22°F to +160°F




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