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Glider Pilots Equipment

With over 45 years experience in the business, Thomas Defence Systems have become the UKs leading designer and manufacturer of Pilots equipment.  British built quality, offering a manufacture and customer service second to none.  In addition to building new equipment, we are also able to provide services on your current pilot equipment, covering installation, maintenance, re-packing, servicing, repairs & spares.

 

POP TOP PILOTS CONTAINER & PARACHUTE

The 'Pop Top' gives the pilot a piece of safety equipment, along with piece of mind.  British built to quality standard ISO.  Offering a slimline contoured profile back pack and the ultimate in comfort.  Using the lastest quality fabrics incorporating aero spacer breathable fabric on the back pad closest to the pilot.  Specifically designed for use in gliders and light aircraft.  Operated by manual ripcord pull.  Canopy deployed "lines first" by a pilot parachute and use of a diaper.  Offering an external seated pilot chute, the fastest possible way to deploy the parachute.  Fully encased risers and ripcord housing for less to snag.  Harness integrated with the pack for maximum comfort and flexibility.  Offered in a variety of colours with a carry bag included to match.  Available with option for either 26ft or 28ft Parachute.

 

 

 
 
 

THE SILHOUETTE PARACHUTE ASSEMBLY

 

The Silhouette Parachute assembly is a lightweight, slim profile back type, specifically designed for use in gliders and light aircraft.  It is operated by manual ripcord pull and the canopy is deployed “lines first” by a pilot parachute and use of a diaper. The canopy is available in an option of 26ft or 28ft. Three net panels located at the rear of the canopy provide drive and turns. Control is via the rear lift webs.  The harness is integrated with the pack for maximum comfort and flexibility. The hardware is located at the chest to provide maximum comfort. A two-point attachment is provided, the leg straps are secured by snap hooks to D-rings located at the chest position, via loops on the harness main lift section.  The pack is a back/seat combination with a slim profile.  The back pad incorporates a pump up bladder assembly to support the lumbar region during prolonged flight.



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TDS Pop Top Pilots Assembly... £1,800.00

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The TDS Pop Top Pilots Assembly available with 26ft Parachute or 28ft Parachute. British built ISO and quality assured. Specifically designed for use in gliders and light aircraft. Operated by manual ripcord pull. Canopy deployed "lines
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Silhouette Pilots Assembly... £1,800.00

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The Silhouette Parachute assembly is a lightweight, slim profile back type. It is operated by manual ripcord pull and the canopy is deployed “lines first” by a pilot parachute and use of a diaper. Canopy option of 26ft or 28ft, with three ne
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