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Making a Life Vest, Checking it Not Twice but 7 Times!

by Danielle Connelly on 29. Jul, 2017 in Aviation

Every day, people depend worldwide on our survival products in the most demanding conditions, from Mach speeds at 30,000 feet to the open seas during hurricanes. That trust begins with our manufacturing process; in our factory, we strictly adhere to AS9100 quality for everything. AS9100 is the quality management standard for the aviation, space, and defense industries, the highest level of quality control approvals. While necessary for some of our products, we voluntarily impose the same quality requirements on all products.

Your passenger’s view of safety

by Switlik on 27. Jul, 2017 in Marine

Many seasoned boaters have spent years on the water, enjoying the lifestyle it provides. Experienced mariners are typically prepared for the unpredictability of the sea. But what about your guests on the boat?

Luxury Living at Airparks

by Switlik on 21. Jul, 2017 in Aviation

Cape Cod is know for many things -- great boating destinations, top beaches and lots of water sports. But did you know it is also home to the only airpark in the state of Massachusetts?

Couple lauds a life-saver

by Danielle Connelly on 20. Jul, 2017 in Life Rafts

*Reprint from The Times--Tuesday, October 17, 1989
Christiane Biamonte

Life Raft stayed afloat for 66 days

HAMILTON -- A Florida couple yesterday told employees of the Switlik Parachute Co. they have a right to be proud of their work. It was a Switlik life raft that supported Miami residents William and Simone Butler for 66 days after their sailboat sank in the Pacific on June 15. They were 30 miles off the coast of Costa Rica when they were rescued by a ship.

11 safety items every boater should have

by Switlik on 13. Jul, 2017 in Marine

As fun as boating can be, when problems arise on the water, things can get really bad, really fast. That’s why it’s important to be prepared by having appropriate safety gear on your boat. Here are 11 items every boater should have on his or her boat.

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