Part# 13-16032
MFR Model# S-71850-6400-999040


The Switlik AV-200 is the latest advancement is airline life vests. Offering airlines a lightweight, compact and inexpensive vest while meeting all the safety features required by the FAA. The AV-200 donning style features a single waist strap with a single adjusting buckle.

Meets FAA/TSO C-13f
California Prop 65 Warning Symbol

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


  • Single cell configuration
  • CO2 inflator
  • Single oral inflation tube
  • Neck gusset for chafe protection
  • Fully adjustable for waist/chest size up to 59"
  • Silk-screened pictorial donning instructions
  • Water activated TSO C-85 locator light
  • Corrosion resistant hardware
  • Mildew resistant webbing
  • Flame retardant fabric
  • Plastic storage pouch
  • Silk-screened donning instructions
  • Available in international yellow or orange
  • Donning configurations to meet your specific requirements


Approval Compliance:
CAA Specification No. 5 (AV-100H)
35 lbs./15 kgs. 876 gms.
Inflation System:
One 33 gram. C02 cylinder
Cover Fabric:
Polyurethane Coated Nylon (TSO C13d or TSO C13f)
3/4" Nylon per MIL-T-5038



Please note, Aircraft Spruce's personnel are not certified aircraft mechanics and can only provide general support and ideas, which should not be relied upon or implemented in lieu of consulting an A&P or other qualified technician. Aircraft Spruce assumes no responsibility or liability for any issue or problem which may arise from any repair, modification or other work done from this knowledge base. Any product eligibility information provided here is based on general application guides and we recommend always referring to your specific aircraft parts manual, the parts manufacturer or consulting with a qualified mechanic.

Q: Does this AV-200 life vest offer the ability to have the passenger wear the vest as required by FAR 135.168 without opening?

No, this vest must be removed from the bag to be donned. After use, it would need to be returned to an FAA certificated Repair Station to be serviced before being returned to service.

FAR 135.168 is best complied with by donning one of the Switlik Constant Wear Life Vests like the X-Back MOLLE, X-Back Basic, or Aviator that Aircraft Spruce and offer.

Q: I need to buy 5 life vests. Is the CO2 cartridge included with the AV200 when ordered from your website?

Yes, the CO2 cartridge is included and it comes filled.

Q: Is this Coast Guard approved to meet the marine requirements for a safety vest for every person on the boat?

Switlik life vests are not Coast Guard approved. They are only FAA approved.

Q: What is the weight of Switlik life vest series S-71850-6400?

Approx 0.88

Q: Is this Switlik AV-200 vest considered as hazmat? Cant the SDS document.

Yes, it is.

Q: What is the size of the Switlik AV-200 in its storage pouch, i.e. not inflated?

Approx 9" x 11" x 2"

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