The Pains Wessex Para Red MK8A Rocket conforms to SOLAS 74/88 as amended. Designed to withstand exceptional 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.
Length: 295 mm (11.6”)
Light intensity: 30,000cd candela
Burning time: 40 seconds
Diameter at handle: 38 mm (1.5”)
Diameter: 32 mm (1.25”)
Colour of light: red
Weight: 235 g (8.23 oz)
Ignition: pull-wire ignitor
Net explosive cont: 84 g (2.94 oz)
Altitude: 300 m (985’)