Elite™ Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket


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Model # 16124539 | Mfg # MD5183-BK | UPC # 62533128705

Mustang Survival engineered the Elite Inflatable Life Jacket for serious boaters with a design that stays put at high speeds.

Built with a revolutionary 3-D chassis design, the Elite is aerodynamic and reduces drag at high speeds. With a comfortable fit, this inflatable life jacket turns unconscious wearer’s face up and effectively keeps your head above water.

Automatic Inflatable

Designed with Hydrostatic Inflator Technology (HIT™), the Elite only inflates when submerged in water.  This feature minimizes the risk of accidental inflation and avoids premature inflation due to rain or ocean spray. You will want to visually inspect your life jacket for leaks or tears every few months and service the automatic inflator yearly. Rearm your life jacket with Mustang Survival’s Elite Rearming Kit (sold separately). 


Lightweight, breathable, and aerodynamic features make this life jacket comfortable and functional.  The wide shoulder system design sits on your shoulders, away from your neck eliminating neck fatigue.  A mesh liner on the back wicks away moisture and enhances breathability so you won’t be hindered by a soggy, uncomfortable life jacket.  Finally, the 3D chassis design gives the Elite a structural framework that won’t hinder your speed or movement for maximum comfort during long days on the water.

Key Features

  • Hydrostatic Inflator Technology (HIT™) only inflates when submerged minimizing accidental inflation
  • Lightweight body armor industry out shell shaped for optimum mobility and all-day comfort
  • Bright fluorescent yellow/green inflation cell for increased visibility in water
  • Discreet anodized inflation handle reduces interference
  • Aerodynamic 3D chassis reduces drag at high speeds
  • Wide shoulder system eliminates neck fatigue
  • Intuitive side adjusters for a fine-tuned fit
  • Attached emergency whistle
  • Wicking mesh liner and back vent for improved breathability
  • Abrasion patches on hard-wearing areas

More information

For more information on USCG approval types and why you should always wear your life jacket when you are on a boat, see “Think Safe - Choose the Right Personal Flotation Device (PFD)”.

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Elite™ Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket

Name Value
Best Use Fishing
Buoyancy 28 Pounds
Closure Type Buckles
Color Black
Material Nylon
Size Adult
Type Automatically Inflatable
USCG Type Type V: Special Use/Type III: Flotation Aids
Warranty Details One Year
With Harness Without Harness


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