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Raft Slide Installation Removal Tool

Aircraft Availability | Applicability: Airbus fleet | Provided by: Airbus Services

Aircraft Family: A320 | A330 | A340 | A350 | A380

GSE Family: Ground Support

The Raft slide installation removal tool is used to support the installation of the door mounted slide rafts. The packed slide can weigh up to 125kg making the removal and installation of the slide difficult with little space.

General Features

  • Using fixed door guide vanes as attachment points
  • Same tool used on MD 1, 2, 4, 5 door slides
  • 2 easy to use small chain hoists


  • Mitigation of safety risk: Ergonomic solution
  • Cost savings: Reduced number of working force
  • Time savings:

                - Reduction of preparation and installation steps

                - Positioning precision


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