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Rescue boat of USSR pilots. MLAS 1


Single-seat aviation rescue boat MLAS-1, new, out of storage. The single-seat small aircraft boat MLAS-1-OB is an individual rescue device for pilots and paratroopers when parachuting into water with weapons, equipment and communications equipment. MLAS-1-OB is made of diagonally duplicated rubberized silk fabric, dyed orange. Its main parts are the inflatable sides and the bottom…. (read more)

MLAS-1. Rescue boat of USSR pilots


A manual bellows is mounted on the left side, allowing the shell to be inflated with air if necessary. The fur is not removable; it is secured to the boat using a rubber tube glued into the shell. In the working position, it is placed in a special pocket glued to the shell.