Advanced Aerospace Designs – A.A.D. – makers of the Vigil automatic opener have released 2 new service bulletins:
PSB-9: Waterproof Inspection
Mandatory: has to do with the waterproofing of the unit. If a Vigil II Multimode (Civilan model) S/N 8021 or higher (DOM of 05 2007 or later) has been in contact or immersed in fluids, it must be returned to Vigil A.A.D. for an inspection before next jump.
Please note that Vigils that have not been in contact with water are not of concern – the Vigil II is waterproof and this bulletin a precautionary measure in case moisture penetrates the seal of the unit.
Read the entire bulletin here: PSB 9 – 2013-06-14
PSB-10: 14 Hour Automatic Shutdown
Advisory (not mandatory): intended for jumpers using a Vigil AAD II Multimode (Civilian Model) S/N 26172 or higher (DOM of 12 2011 or later).
Read the entire bulletin here: PSB 10 – 2013-06-14
Customers can contact A.A.D (Brussels, Belgium) or Vigil America (DeLand, Florida) for further information and instructions for those units that need to be sent in. You can obtain contact information from the Vigil website.