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Technical Information

  • Front-adjustable design with wraparound air cell fits snug and comfortable and improves load distribution for a stable ride at depth.
  • Rotating quick-release shoulder buckles allow you to optimize the routing of your shoulder straps to maximize fit.
  • Three-dump deflation system lets you to dump air from a variety of underwater positions.
  • Padded back incorporates a lightweight and quick-drying material.
  • Large cargo pockets and two plastic D-rings are provided for carrying accessories.
  • BC comes equipped with a Balanced Power Inflator or an AIR2.
  • Available in seven sizes with 15 to 40 pounds of lift capacity, depending on size. See BC sizing chart for details.


Size Lift (N) Lift (kg/lb) Max bottle size (l)
2XS 68
6.8 / 15 15
XS 98
10.0 / 22 15
S 120 12.2 / 27 15
M 151 15.4 / 34 15
L 160 16.3 / 36 15
XL 178 18.1 / 40 15
2XL 178 18.1 / 40 15


No-frills front-adjustable BC offers loads of comfort and stability at depth.

It's no surprise that the PILOT is favored by diving centers and resorts the world over. After all, it's easy to use and it provides a stable ride at depth. This can be very reassuring to traveling divers who usually don't have time to get overly familiar with their rental gear.

Which begs the question: why rent a PILOT when you can own a PILOT? That way, you can use it all year for local diving, then take it with you on your next dive trip.

The PILOT is made of 420 denier nylon which is both lightweight and durable, plus it dries really fast, a huge convenience whether you're traveling around the world or across town. Comfortable and easy to use, its wraparound air cell, wide cummerbund and adjustable shoulder straps with rotating buckles allow you to dial in a snug, secure fit. Some nice back padding lends an extra level of comfort. The tank locks in solidly with SCUBAPRO's reliable stainless steel Super Cinch band, and an outstanding valve system provides pinpoint buoyancy control on ascents and descents. Two large Velcro cargo pockets are included, along with a pair of plastic D-rings for clipping on extra gear.

For fans of front-adjustable BCs who like to keep their dive systems simple, the PILOT has a lot to offer.

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