Merino Wool – Fire protection born in nature

February 2, 2018

Merino wool from Australia and New Zealand is widely regarded as the highest quality wool in the world. In recent years the excellent performance of merino has seen it become one the most high performance fabrics in use in sports, outdoor and military applications. Merino wool has excellent thermal properties, has a very high inherent...


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Helicopter Association International safety tip – Flight suits save lives !!

September 22, 2017

Flight suits serve a vital role in protecting the safety of pilots and crew members. Properly fitted suits should be long-sleeved and made of fire-resistant material such as Nomex. Flight suits should fit loosely, so they create a layer of air protection between the user and the garment. They should be zipped up, with gloves...


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Sola flame-resistant pilot suits

Customised fire-resistant flight suits help ease job stress

June 21, 2016

If firefighters, military personnel and pilots are three of the top 10 most stressful career choices available today, where on the scale does a firefighting pilot or military pilot sit? Off the chart, we’d suggest, and it’s because of the stresses that accompany those jobs that aviators require the comfort and security that come with the customised fire-resistant...


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