The METS® Model 30 is the size of a S-61 / Puma, Bell 212, UH-60, S-76, etc. and has eight interchangeable emergency exit panels. The Model 30 is benchmarked as the international standard for use in delivering aircraft ditching training, especially to the offshore industries.

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METS® Model 30 can be customized to suit your needs. Please see the options below. If you have any questions, please contact us.
Characteristics Specifications
Overall Length 216” (5486 mm)
Overall Interior Width 75″ @ 11″ Elevation (1900 mm @ 287 mm)

68″ @ 63″ Elevation (1727 mm @ 1600 mm)

Interior Height 71″ (1803 mm)
Optional Cockpit Height 63.5″ (1613 mm)
Outside Diameter 104” (2642 mm)
Cradled Height 128” (3251 mm) (From Trolley Shackle to Floor)
Cradled Height (Without Trolley) 111” (2820 mm) (From Top of Ring to Floor)
Weight (With Interior Components) Approximately 4900 lbs (2223 kg)
Weight (With Maximum Passengers) Approximately 7000 lbs (3176 kg)
Maximum Passengers Immersed 12 (at 175 lbs {80 kg} Per Passenger)
Maximum Passengers Surface Evacuation 18 (at 175 lbs {80 kg} Per Passenger)
Number of Interchangeable Exit Panels 8 at Any One Time
Interior Configuration Options Multiple / Unlimited
Helicopter / Aircraft Types Multiple / Unlimited (175+ Escape Exits Already Designed)
Fixed Wing Adaptable Yes
METS™ Preferred Lift Handling System Options Survival Systems’ Man-Lift Rated Model 12000 lb Launch, Operation, and Recovery System (LORS) or Cross Gantry Hoist (XGH) with Dual Drives, Dual Cabling, Redundant Retract System, and Fail-Safe Leveling Plate
On Site Commissioning, Maintenance Training Required (to Validate Warranties) Yes
Aircraft Ditching Training Required Yes
Color Interior / Exterior – Dark Blue
Rotation System (Passive) 180 Degree Inversion via Buoyancy Pods
Brake System (Pneumatic) Supply 150 psi (10.2 bar) to Air System Mounted on Lift System

Operating Pressure 80 psi (5.44 bar) Minimum

Operating Pressure 120 psi (8.16 bar) Maximum

0.34 Cubic Feet Per Cycle @ 1 atm (1 bar)

  • Model 12000 lb (LORS)
  • Model 12000 lb  SmartJib™
  • Cross Gantry Hoist (XGH™)
  • Twin Gantry Hoist (TGH™)
  • ERGT (West Sale, Australia)
  • Den Helder Training Center (Den Helder, Netherlands)
  • Falck Safety Services (Bergen, Norway)
  • MSTS Asia Sdn. Bhd. (Johor, Malaysia)
  • PT Samson Tiara (Cilegon, Indonesia)
  • Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention (Freemantle, Australia)
  • Jakarta Offshore Training Center (Jakarta, Indonesia)
  • Center for Man in Aviation (Gilze Rijen, Netherlands)
  • Marine Survival Training Center (Louisiana, USA)
  • Marine Survival Training Center (Louisiana, USA)
  • Falck Safety Services (Stavanger, Norway)
  • Republic of Korea Navy (Pohang, South Korea)
  • Falck Safety Services (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
  • Falck Safety Services (Aberdeen, Scotland)
  • Air Force (Kaduna, Nigeria)
  • Megamas (Kuala Belait, Brunei)
  • Royal Australia Navy (Nowra, Australia)
  • Falck Safety Services (Esbjerg, Denmark)
  • Survival Systems India (Mumbai, India)
  • Falck Safety Services (Trondheim, Norway)
  • Falck Safety Services (Oslo, Norway)
  • Chilean Navy (Concon, Chile)
  • Air Force (Lakespra, Indonesia)
  • Safety Management Systems (Louisiana, USA)
  • Falck Prime Atlantic (Ipara, Nigeria)
  • Nippon Survival Training Center (Fukuoka, Japan)
  • Survivex (Aberdeen, Scotland)
  • Survivex (Aberdeen, Scotland)
  • Falck Safety Services (Teesside, UK)
  • Terangganu Safety Training Center (Terengganu, Malaysia)
  • AZDA Group (Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia)
  • Toll Group (Bankstown, Australia)

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