PARA-RAFT™

The PARA-RAFT™ is a NEW concept in escape system technology for non-ejection seat aircraft, improving egress & providing a safer & easier escape due to its sleek, compact configuration. Includes: Canopy, Life Raft, Survival Accessories & Optional Items

LSI Product ID: pararaf-6100-00

AID NSN: 1670-01-395-1995



The PARA-RAFT™ is a NEW concept in escape system technology for non-ejection seat aircraft, improving egress and providing a safer and easier escape due to its sleek, compact configuration. The single pack configuration of the PARA/RAFT eliminates the inherent danger of a separate parachute and survival pack.

The PARA-RAFT™ provides a complete bailout system that includes in a single, compact, maneuverable pack. Contents include: (*optional)
  • Canopy
  • Environmentally Packaged Life Raft
  • Survival Accessories
  • Emergency Locator System (ELT)*
  • Optional Environmentally Packaged Tent, Sleeping Bag *
The system utilizes all U.S. Mil-Spec components and accessories and is no larger in size than current U.S. Military back style parachute assemblies. NSN # 1670-01-395-1995

Application
The PARA-RAFT™ system is designed to replace conventional parachutes in trainers such as the Pilatus PC-6/7, EMB-312 Tucano, T-34 Mentor, and multi-engine applications that include the S-2 Tracker, P-3 Orion, Casa 212, C-130 Hercules and the KC-135.

The total weight of the system is less than current configurations of back parachutes with attached seat style survival packs.

The PARA/RAFT replaces standard back parachutes such as the B-20, BA-18 and BA-22.

Features:
  • Complete system in a single pack.
  • Automatic life raft deployment during parachute decent (gravity drop)
  • Incorporates U.S. Military (Mil Spec) 28 foot diameter C-9 canopy
  • Utilizes an Environmentally Packaged One Man Life Raft (NSN: 4220-01-395-2390)
  • Standard configuration includes Survival Kit, Signaling Devices and Water.
Options:
  • Environmentally Packaged Tent or Sleeping Bag
  • Emergency Beacon AN/URT-33 C/M , automatically activated upon egress
Dimensions:
  • 24” Long x 16” Wide x 4”