New model Advantage light airbag vest
The new Advantage model is a culmination of more than a decade of experience in airbag technology by MUGEN DENKO, LTD.
This "harness type" airbag employs the new higher speed key ball mechanism (component that activates the CO2 cartridge).
- Versatile: for Eventing, Western and other equestrian disciplines, has optional chest padding, back padding, and side paddings.
- Top fast: 0.15 sec deployment time!
- The attention to detail is unmatched by any other brand of airbag apparel.
- The neck airbag , where most injuries occur, inflates first, followed by (in only fraction of a millisecond) the torso and hip airbag. The neck airbag is also significantly larger than the leading competitor's neck air bag...
New Equestrian Eventing Light Weight Models
Use of body protector recommended.
Photo Shown SV2 model
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LV Model (Weight 1.9 pounds)
SV2 Model (Weight 1.76 pounds)
New Equestrian Eventing Models (LV, SV and SV2) specially designed for competition. This “harness type” airbag employs the new higher speed key ball mechanism (component that activates the CO2 cartridge).
This model is recommended to be worn with body protector.
All Hit-air apparels are designed to provide protection for the neck, back, chest and hip (tail bone). These models are especially light weight, cool and more comfortable than the competing brand. It is also much quieter when deployed than the competing brand, making it much less likely to spook the horse during an unintended deployment.
The first and the best
Mugen Denko, LTD manufacturer of the Hit-air brand of safety apparel is the world’s oldest manufacturer of airbag safety apparel.
Mugen Denko began research and development work on an airbag system in 1995. The airbag jacket was invented and patented by Mr. Kenji Takeuchi. Three years later in 1998, Mugen Denko presented the world’s first airbag jacket for motorcyclists. In 2000 Hit Air was awarded with the Gold Trophy at the Salon du Cheval in Paris...
Photo of a FFE Model Hit Air Jacket
Some Hit Air models have been exclusively designed to meet international safety standards. You'll see at the Equestrian Models page the logos on the thumbnails.
Look for the logos: