USA: FAA TSO-C70a, Type I
- For Commercial Airlines and Air Cargo use.
- Twin tube.
- Compact, lightweight. Constructed of neoprene coated nylon.
- High tech inflation system
- Competitively priced.
Rated Capacity: 56
Overload Capacity: 84
The T56 life raft is a self-inflating life raft intended for use by aircraft crew members and passengers during overwater emergencies and are designed to provide safe, rapid and reliable means for aircraft egress in case of such an emergency.
When deployed and in water, the T56 may be boarded on either side. Raft accessories are contained in an accessories case tied to raft using a 5 (five) foot (1.52 meter) case tie line. Accessories case is pulled onto raft by occupants subsequent to boarding. The fabric deck is equipped with an inflatable center float to provide additional flotation support. Center float is to be inflated by occupants subsequent to boarding using the hand pump supplied with raft equipment. Raft canopy, located inside accessories case, features two (2) roll-up doors and a rain water collector in the top of the roof panel.
|Part Number||Canopy Material||Retaining / Mooring Line ft (m)||Survival Kit||Carrying Case Type||Packed Dimensions (inches / cm)||Weight
(lbs / kg)
|R2000-101||STANDARD||20 (6.10)||FAR 121||SOFT VALISE||40.0 ± 0.5
|23.0 ± 0.5
|7.0 ± 0.5
|96.0 ± 1
|R2000-103||STANDARD||20 (6.10)||FAR 121 / JAR OPS 1.830||SOFT VALISE||40.0 ± 0.5
|23.0 ± 0.5
|7.0 ± 0.5
|92.0 ± 2
Custom Packs Available. Hermetically sealed and vacuum packed survival kits.
Emergency Locator Transmitters, Watermakers and Specialized Survival Kits Available
· Dimensions and weights shown are nominal and do not allow for pack expansion and swelling.
· Tolerances of actual pack dimensions:
1. For dimensions of 5.5 inches and less =-0.25/+1.0 inches
2. For dimensions greater than 5.5 inches = +/- 0.5 inches
· For stowage compartment clearance, allow additional 0.5 to 1.5 inches in excess of final pack dimensions.
· Tolerance of actual pack weight = +/- 3.0 lbs.
· Allow additional 2.0 to 4.0 lbs. weight when ELT installed.
|T56 Life Raft|
|Capacity||Rated: 56 Persons
Overload: 84 Persons
|Approval||USA: FAA TSO-C70a, Type I|
Canopy: Fluorescent Red
Stabilizing Bags: Fluorescent Red
|Diameter Raft Tube||13.125" (333.34mm)|
|Inflated Volume: @ 1.50 psig|
|Tube Volume Per Person: @ rated capacity|
|Total Tube Buoyancy||9968 lbs. (4521 kg)|
|Buoyancy Per Person: @ rated capacity||178 lbs. (80.7 kg)|
|Total Deck Area||201.65 ft.2 (18.74 m2)|
|Deck Area Per Person: @ rated capacity|
|Tube Operating Pressure||Minimum: 1.5 psig (0.103 bar)
Nominal: 2.0 psig (0.138 bar)
Maximum: 3.0 psig (0.207 bar)
|Pressure Relief Valves||Open: 2.5-2.7 psig (0.17-0.18 bar)
Close: 2.1-2.4 psig (0.14-0.16 bar)
|Tube Burst Pressure||Over +10 psig (+0.69 bar)|
|Inflation System||Cylinder Size: 285 in.3
Cylinder Type: DOT SP 11194-4500, TC-SU5303 310
Carbon and Glass Fiber Composite
Charge Pressure: 4500 psig
Charge Weights: CO2 : 2.15 to 2.17 lbs. (0.97 to 0.98 kg)
Charge Weights: N2 : 2.60 to 2.65 lbs. (1.180 to 1.20 kg)
|Temperature||Functional Range: -30 to 165 oF (-34 to 74 oC)
Storage Range: -30 to 165 oF (-34 to 74 oC)
|Humidity||Up to 95% relative humidity|
|Altitude||-2000 to 45,100 ft. above sea level|
|Service Life||Indefinite if raft continues to pass periodic maintenance inspection|
|Frequency Of Inspection||Every 3 years, maximum. See Testing and Fault Isolation.|