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Manufacturers' Certification Letters
CareFusion confirms that LTV® 800, LTV® 900, LTV® 950, LTV® 1000, LTV® 1100, LTV® 1150, LTV® 1200 and SprintPack Lithium-Ion Power System are all certified to fly.
Covidien (Puritan Bennett) – The Puritan Bennett™ 520 and Puritan Bennett™ 560 ventilators meet the requirements. However, these two ventilators are not currently registered in the United States.
Covidien (Newport) – HT70® Series of ventilators (all models, including HT70®, HT70S® and HT70® Plus) are certified.
Breas reports that both the Vivo 50® and the Vivo 60® complies with RTCA/DO-160G, Section 21, Category M and is FAA compliant. Click on the devices to download the letters.
Impact Instrumentation’s home vent is the Uni-Vent® Eagle™, Model 754. It is tested to military specification for fixed and rotary airplanes, which is the highest standard.
Philips Respironics states that Trilogy100, Trilogy200, BiPAP AVAPS, BiPAP S/T (c series), and the CoughAssist T70 are all cleared for flying and have the appropriate sticker attached. The PLV series of ventilators are all discontinued and will not be tested. All BiPAPs that are not “c series” will not be tested, either.
ResMed’s S8s, S9s, VPAPs all have been tested and letters can be downloaded here.
SIARE Engineering International group s.r.l. does not have an official certification for its line of home care ventilators (Falco 101, Falco 202).
Weinmann’s VENTIlogic LS, VENTIlogic plus, VENTIlogic, VENTImotion, VENTImotion 2, BiLevel ST 22 have been cleared.
All of the above manufacturers assured IVUN that all new products released in the future will be tested and certified for flying.