Parachute Flare - Para Red Rocket
CAT: C & D
The Pains Wessex Para Red MK8A Rocket is designed to withstand exceptionally
environmental exposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in water, the pull wire ignitor and improved grip provides easy handling. Ejecting a red flare on a parachute at 300m (1000ft), burning for 40 seconds at 30,000 candela
A day or night long-range distress signal. 12 should be carried on the ship’s bridge and 4 are required in ship’s Lifeboats and Liferafts, also suitable for use in other
commercial and recreational boats.
To Use: Remove red end cap. Hold firmly, vertically above head at arm's length. Turn head away and pull toggle. Rocket is ejected instantaneously with a loud report and slight recoil.
Be careful not to direct towards people or property.
- Length: 295 mm (11.6”)
- Diameter at handle: 38 mm (1.5”)
- Diameter: 32 mm (1.25”)
- Light intensity: 30,000cd candela
- Colour of light: red
- Burning time: 40 seconds
- Ignition: pull-wire ignitor
- Weight: 235 g (8.23 oz)
- Net explosive cont: 84 g (2.94 oz)