Suitable for transport to and from helidecks in hostile sea areas manufacturer Switlik is proud to announce the availability of its new British Civil Aviation Authority-Approved, CAP1034 compliant life vest, anti-exposure dry suit and compressed air emergency breathing system.

Now available from SES as one of Switlik’s Authorised Dealers in the UK for their range of liferafts and life preservers, this new X-Back MOLLE+ life vest complies with ETSO-2C504, and features the same unobtrusive profile and ergonomic fit of the Switlik’s market popular X-Back MOLLE with enhanced features.

The design complys with ETSO 2C504 requirements. Enhanced features supporting this compliance in the industry include a floating buddy line, emergency lifting straps for rescue scenario, TSO approved strobe light, a detachable spray hood and permanently attached leg straps.

The new ETSO Pilot and ETSO Passenger suits comply with ETSO 2C503 requirements, and has an upgraded design based on the same U-Zip-It™ Anti-Exposure Dry Suit worn by US Coast Guard Helicopter Crews.

Switlik has collaborated with Capewell Aerial Systems and Aqua Lung to integrate the SEA LV2 CA-EBS manufactured by Aqua Lung into the Switlik survival ensemble.

Established in 1920, SWITLIK has been owned and operated by the Switlik family for four generations and is known worldwide as a manufacturer of the highest quality sewn and heat-sealed inflatable safety and survival products for the aviation, marine, and military markets.

This life vest, dry suit and CA-EBS combination has wide applications in the hostile offshore markets. With SES as a distributor for these products, we are supporting the introduction of the highly established, quality and innovative brand into the UK markets.

More information on this life vest/dry suit combination of the Switlik wider portfolio can be found on our website