Pilot 290 lifejacket

Equally suitable for recreational navigation and for professional or industrial applications.
Rated 275 N category with 290 N actual buoyancy.
Suitable for stout body sizes or wearers with heavy protection gear.

Integrated safety harness, stainless steel quick fix/release side adjusters.
Comprehensive equipment and multiple possibilities for extra add-ons to customise your lifejacket.

Unique size. From 40 kg. Waist belt : 60-175 cm.
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Model Ref. Inflation Sprayhood Flashlight
Pilot 290 65577 Automatic Optional ref. 64950 Optional
Pilot 290 65579 Hydrostatic Hammar Optional ref. 64950 Optional
Pilot 290 Ocean 65580 Automatic Integrated as standard feature Integrated



Outer shell

Heavy duty outer shell fabric, PVC coated on one side.
Dual Quickburst® zip closure.
3 Molle® attachment straps for extra accessories.
1 zipped pocket.

 Inflation - firing mechanism

Automatic or hydrostatic Hammar.
290 N actual buoyancy (60 g CO² bottle). 

 Air chamber  Polyurethane (PU) air chamber.
  • Inflated lifejacket : Yellow bladder + 400 cm² reflective tape.
    SOLAS alcaline flashlight (on Ocean model).
  • Closed lifejacket : 2 reflective piping on outer shell.
 Harness buckles & straps

EN ISO 12401 harness built-in on all models : adjustable waist
strap, 46 mm wide, with st. steel quick fix/release side adjusters.
60-175 cm waistline.
Double crutchstrap as standard feature.

 ISO 12402-8 

Originally integrated on Ocean model ref. 65580.
Optional on other models (ref. 64950). 


On Hammar models :
a mesh patch built into the inner side of shell
accelerates the water entry to trigger the firing
head quicker.

Official documents

  • EU Certificate_Pilot 290 lifejacket EU Certificate_Pilot 290 lifejacket Download
  • EU Certificate_Harness of Pilot 290 lifejacket EU Certificate_Harness of Pilot 290 lifejacket Download
  • EU Compliance Statement_Pilot 290 lifejacket EU Compliance Statement_Pilot 290 lifejacket Download

Plastimo tips & tricks

In addition to its original equipment (harness, crutchstrap…), Pilot 290
is a modular lifejacket which you can upgrade with add-ons to meet your needs.
• Zipped pocked for PLB or any equipment that requires protection.
• Molle®* system straps : 3 straps sewn on the outer shell, to secure
pouch ref. 65575 or any accessory with some attachment system.

(*Molle : Modular Lightweight Load-carrying

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