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Lifesaving Systems Corporation is the world's premier manufacturer of helicopter and marine rescue equipment.

Go Army! AED Approves LSC Hoist Hooks

By | July 28th, 2017|Army, Company News, News, Uncategorized|

Following extensive evaluation by the U.S. Army's Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED), the most popular hoist hook in the world is now available for use on U.S. Army Helicopters.  The D-Lok Hook, the first hook designed to eliminate the possibility of dynamic rollout from the hoist hook, has seen action around the world and is now [...]

TRITON Rescue Harness Receives TSO C167 Approval from the FAA

By | June 4th, 2017|Helicopter Gear, News, Products|

Lifesaving Systems Corp. is pleased to announce that our TRITON Rescue Harness has received FAA Approval under TSO C167 - Personnel Carrying Device Systems (PCDS). This approval comes after significant independent laboratory testing and review by the FAA. As more and more sea rescue operations move to contracted services, the requests for regulatory approval likewise [...]

New Products for 2017 – Litter Rail Pads for Medevac II Litters

By | December 18th, 2016|Design, Helicopter Gear, Products|

Lifesaving Systems is proud to offer our Litter Rail Pads – part number 182 – for sale beginning in 2017.   These pads are specifically designed to for the contours of our 404 and 406 series Medevac stainless steel and titanium litters.  They are easily attached in just minutes and will offer protection for all types [...]

UPDATE: US Army AED Approves ALL LSC Medevac Litters

By | September 1st, 2016|Army, Helicopter Gear, News, Products|

After recently adding our quick strops  and then soon after our Medevac II Liters to their list of approved devices, the Army's AED  Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED), has evaluated our original Medevac litters and added the devices to Airworthiness Release (AWR) 980 as approved for use on U.S. Army UH/HH-60 platforms. The Medevac litters, including the #402, [...]

17 Gram Cylinders for LSC Vests

By | August 11th, 2016|Boat Gear, PPE, Products, Support|

Last month (Jul 2016), the USCG issued a message announcing the requirement to replace all CO2 cylinders in Lifesaving Systems (and Mustang) brand inflatable life vests.  The change in cylinders, from 33 gram to 17 gram, will provide adequate buoyancy following auto-inflation but the decrease in cylinder size will allow for egress should a vessel submerge or capsize. [...]

The Same Only Better – Changes to the Rescue Throw Line (#237-P)

By | June 1st, 2016|Boat Gear, Videos|

If you're in the Coast Guard and recently received our rescue throw line - Part # 237-P - you may have noticed it looks different than it used to. We promise; it's the same thing, only better.  In the last year alone we've shipped over fifteen-hundred 237-P Rescue Throw Lines around the world.  Always striving to make our products [...]

US Army AED Approves LSC Quick Strop

By | May 26th, 2016|Company News, News, Products|

Following extensive evaluation by the U.S. Army's Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED), LSC's Quick Strop (Part #214) has been added to the Army's Airworthiness Release (AWR) 980 and is now approved for use on U.S. Army UH/HH-60 platforms.   Currently in use with US Coast Guard and Navy, the Quick Strop is available to all military, [...]

Carabiner Safety: The Gate Matters

By | January 14th, 2016|Safety, Videos|

Sometimes small things matter.  In helicopter rescue work, small things always matter. LSC's Product Development Manager, Mario Vittone, explains why that thin wire gate on the equipment hook of your Tri-Sar can make the difference between success and failure.  But what is true of the Whichard Carabiner on a Tri-Sar is true of all carabiners; [...]