A quick-release coupling permits the apparatus to be worn with or without cylinder and to facilitate the replacement of cylinders requiring recharge.
Version of FLITE are available with standard steel or super light compost cylinder. Fitted with the latter, FLITE weighs under 5 kilos. FLITE is designed for applications where the working situation may
require escape form an irrespirable atmosphere by routs other than those used for entry - in particular, confined spaces. FLITE is also an ideal solution for the protection of production workers form H2S involved in
oil and gas exploration, where the leg-mounted cylinder does not impede the wearing of life jackets.