Training in Switzerland

Thursday 02 February

When Swiss Air Force life support teams required maintenance training on their new ALPHA 900 helmets, Key Survival Equipment were delighted to be able to help.


Training in progress.

ALPHA Helmet training in Switzerland.

Key Survival Equipments Services Manager, Ben Kendrick, travelled to Switzerland to deliver training on behalf of Gentex Europe.  Training objectives included maintenance, testing, repair as well as sizing and fitting the ALPHA 900.

Manufactured in Stranraer, Scotland, the ALPHA 900 helmet is an advanced lightweight protective helmet that has been designed for use across platform types and is fully configurable with various optional extras available.  Dependant on customer specifications the helmet can can be used in rotorcraft or fixed winged aircraft.

Key Survival Equipment are proud partners of Gentex Europe, and are the UKs only fully authorised maintenance and inspection centre for Gentex Europe helmets and accessories.