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: 36

Overload Capacity: 54


The T36 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 T36 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.

See Canopy Schematic

Pack Specifications
Part Number Canopy Material Retaining / Mooring Line ft (m) Survival Kit Carrying Case Type Packed Dimensions (inches / cm) Weight
(lbs / kg)
length Width Height
R1900-101 STANDARD 20 (6.10) CONTENTS VARY SOFT VALISE 36.0 ± 0.5
14.5 ± 0.5
9.0 ± 0.5
74.0 ± 1
R1900-103 STANDARD 20 (6.10) CONTENTS VARY SOFT VALISE 36.0 ± 0.5
14.5 ± 0.5
9.0 ± 0.5
77.0 ± 2

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· 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.

Raft Specifications
T36 Life Raft
Capacity Rated: 36 Persons
Overload: 54 Persons
Approval USA: FAA TSO-C70a, Type I
Color Tube: Yellow
Canopy: Fluorescent Red
Diameter Raft Tube 13.125" (333.34mm)
Inflated Volume: @ 1.50 psig Tube 1: 52.1 ft.3 (1.4 m3)
Tube 2: 52.1 ft.3 (1.4 m3)
Total: 104.2 ft.3 (2.8 m3)
Tube Volume Per Person: @ rated capacity 2.89 ft.3 (0.082 m3)
Total Tube Buoyancy 6493.4 lbs. (28884 N)
Buoyancy Per Person: @ rated capacity 180 lbs. (802.3 N)
Total Deck Area 133.72 ft.2 (12.42 m2)
Deck Area Per Person: @ rated capacity 3.71 ft.2 (0.35 m2)
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 SP11194, TC-SU5303 310
Carbon and Glass Fiber Composite
Charge Pressure: 3000 psig
Charge Weights: CO2 : 2.00 to 2.02 lbs. (0.907 to 0.916 kg)
Charge Weights: N2 : 1.77 to 1.84 lbs. (0.802 to 0.834 kg)
Environmental Limits
Temperature Functional Range: -30 to 140 oF (-34 to 60 oC)
Storage Range: -30 to 160 oF (-34 to 71 oC)
Humidity Up to 95% relative humidity
Altitude -2000 to 45,000 ft. above sea level
Service Life Indefinite if raft continues to pass periodic maintenance inspection
Frequency Of Inspection Every 3 years, maximum.

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