Get serious about your safety. The revolutionary Helite Zip-In Airbag system for use with the Air Shell Prestige, Blouson, Gilet and Show Jacket! BETA 2013 Award Winner!
The AIR SHELL combines the best horse-riding airbag technology with the flattering style and design of a soft shell. It integrates the same airbag system as 65,000 AIR JACKETs already in use across the world. The great innovation is not only the new look but the detachable airbag! This sets the Air Shell range apart from other horse-riding airbags on the market, because the outer SHELLs are interchangeable - you can swap the Blazer (sleeveless Shell) for the long sleeved Blouson style depending on the weather and riding purpose whether you're hacking or competing or just to suit your mood! A revolution in the field of airbag technology for riders that brings many advantages:
MULTIPLE LOOKS: You own one airbag and multiple outer-shells. The inner-linen airbag system unzips from its outer shell giving you the option to own several outer shells with different colours and shapes. You will also be able to update your looks as new designs are launched, without reinvesting in an airbag. In other words, your airbag stays and your looks evolve.
PRACTICAL: The shells can easily be washed at 30°C. Our original Air Jacket was hard to wash. With our new Air Shell it’s much more practical. In 3 seconds the airbag linen is unzipped and you can machine wash your shell at 30°C.
MULTI-FUNCTION: Wear the fashionable shell on its own when not on the horse. The flattering style and design of the high quality outer shell can be worn on its own. It is perfect for wearing out and about when not on the horse.
PATENTED: The ZIP'in technology is a patented idea and innovation, that makes it very easy to remove the airbag and change styles.
Don't skimp on safety! Trust the world leaders in airvest technology and manufacturing to keep you safe and in one piece!
The HELITE Air Jacket has already saved many bones and minimized serious injuries across the world. The effectiveness of our airbag protection and the reliability our system has been thoroughly tested and raved about. 14 Nations of the Eventing category were equipped with this system at the London 2012 Olympics. Testimonies come back from every level of riding and every type of riding, from hunting to happy hackers.
WHY CHOOSE HELITE AIRBAGS?
Our AIR JACKET is also known as the ProAir. The first version of this airbag vest was designed for motorcyclists that need a very reliable, effective and resistant product.
Our airbag is 100% made in France, insertion of airbag in the textile is done in France and every single airbag is quality controlled before it is sent.
TIME OF INFLATION:
Because it inflates very quickly, it protects in less than 100 milliseconds after activation. You might remember our airbag minimizing injuries of many top riders such as:
- Rotational fall of Faith Cook at Bramham in 2009
- Rotational fall of Oliver Townend at Rolex in 2010
- Rotational fall of Karim Laghouag at the European Championship in 2010
- Rotational fall of Mary King at the European Championship in 2011
- Rotational fall of Coral Keen at Boekelo 2012
- Rotational fall of Laura Collett at Tweseldown horse trials 2013
to ensure that your airbag triggers every time you need it, the system has a safe key-ball system that releases whatever direction you fall.
PROTECTION:The large surface of protection and the specific shape of our airbag will effectively cover the full length of the back from head to coccyx as well as the hips and the chest. This greatly reduces the risk of whiplash injuries and helps to prevent impact injuries, broken ribs causing internal bleeding, over flexion of the spine…
ATTENTION, before you purchase an airbag, check out the size of the cartridge. The size of your cartridge is proportional to the volume of protection you will get.
Does the airbag inflate inwards or outwards?
The airbag inflates inwards in order to protect more efficiently. Indeed the airbag will not only buffer the impact it will strengthen your body to hit the ground like a piece of wood rather than a rubber-band. Of course you will be tighter but that’s the whole point of protecting you efficiently. In case the airbag is uncomfortable after the fall you can quickly unclip and be free from breathing and from bruises!
SIZE CHART IN CM - Black Only
(with clothes on)
|S||155 - 170 cm||90 - 100 cm||60cc|
|M||165 - 178 cm||95 - 110 cm||60cc|
|L||170 - 185 cm||100 - 115 cm||60cc|
|XL||180 - 195 cm||105 - 120 cm||60cc|
|LL||170 - 185 cm||115 - 135 cm||100cc|
|XLL||180 - 195 cm||120 - 140 cm||100cc|