RFD Heliraft

Specifically designed for helicopter use (CAA and FAA approved)
(7, 10, 14 and 18-person capacities)

Introduced to the North Sea in the 1980s, the Heliraft remains the only liferaft specifically designed for helicopters. It's available in a variety of dedicated and general stowage sizes approved by the CAA and FAA. And SAR raft configurations are also available for the Heliraft 7R, 10R and 14R.



  • Rapid inflation within 60 seconds
  • Full reversibility so it's always right way up
  • Short and long mooring lines for both dry shod and post boarding safety
  • Inflatable boarding ramps for easier entry
  • 50% overload capacity
  • More effective Internal and external stowage's (JAR Ops 3 compliant).


  • Wide variety of stowages available. Check with Survitec Group for the option that's right for you.

Emergency packs

  • Your choice of emergency packs configured to meet AAA ANO Scales, FAR 91, 121, 135 and JAR Ops 3 requirements.

Dimensions and weights

heliraft chart

Note: All weights and dimensions are approximate and may be subject to slight variation.



High tech range from Kannad including SART models.

Spare parts

Be prepared with spare parts that work regardless of the weather conditions or changes in climate.


Talk to a Survitec Group expert in your area

Auckland: Peter Legg, Tel: 09 306 8604  > Email
Wellington: Jason James, Tel: 04 499 9179  > Email
Nelson: Paul Scholfield, Tel: 03 548 2996  > Email
Christchurch: Adam Cross, Tel: 03 389 2117  > Email
Rest of South Island: Dave Chapman, Tel: 03 539 1373  > Email