Evacuation systems

Safran is an expert in the fields of embedded systems and in-flight and on-ground safety, developing high-tech equipment and systems that perform essential functions on board aircraft.

The Group provides a wide range of products that include safety systems, evacuation (slides, emergency arresting systems, oxygen masks…), electrical systems (electrical power management, lighting…), control systems (fuel management, telemetry), water and waste management systems (toilets systems, fluid management systems).

These products are used in commercial aircraft and helicopters, business and regional aircraft as well as military aircraft. Safran's equipment is featured on the Airbus A350 XWB and A320neo, the Airbus H160 helicopter, the Boeing 737 MAX, the Sukhoi Superjet 100, the COMAC C919 as well as on Dassault Aviation's Rafale.

World #1 in evacuation systems

As the world leader in evacuation slides, the Group equips more than one out of every two commercial aircraft. It was notably selected by the Chinese manufacturer COMAC to equip its new single-aisle aircraft, the C919. In addition to providing evacuation slides, the Group also supplies life rafts and lifejackets. These evacuation products are also highly popular in business aviation: Bombardier has chosen Safran to equip the Challenger 350, 650, Global 5000 and 6000 with rafts and vests.

A pioneer in water and waste management systems

Fluid and Water & Waste management workshop

A pioneer in the field of integrated systems for water and waste management and with more than 50 years' experience, the Group designs and manufactures a wide range of reliable, innovative and cost-effective products.

Safran is now the world's leading supplier in this field and the only one to have integrated and installed complete aircraft systems.

Safran provides its customers with innovative solutions from complex water and waste treatment systems to assistive equipment and technologies for all commercial, business, regional, military and VIP aircraft. This equipment is notably on board the COMAC C919. 


Safran Aerosystems: Safran Aerosystems designs equipment and systems for critical aircraft functions ensuring in-flight and on-ground safety: safety systems and fluid systems.

Safran Electrical & Power: Safran Electrical & Power provides electrical and power systems for both civil and military aircraft, including generation, distribution, conversion, electrical components, wiring, systems integration and support services.

Safran Electronics & Defense: Safran Electronics & Defense offers a complete range of external lighting solutions. The company also designs and produces cockpit equipment. Its solutions are adapted to all types of airplanes and helicopters. Instrumentation and telemetry solutions of Safran Electronics & Defense are at the heart of the tests guaranteeing flight safety.

Safran Cabin: Safran Cabin provides complete integrated water and waste systems.

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