Vigil Cuatro AAD

Your Guardian Angel. Since 1997, AAD nv/sa has been focusing on the development of security devices for skydivers, by combining their expertise with those of professional skydivers, riggers and manufacturers.
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The Vigil AAD has saved over 400 lives to date and with a lifespan of 20 years is one of the most cost effective AADs on the market today. 

The Cuatro has four modes in one: PRO – STUDENT – TANDEM – XTREME. There is no regular servicing, but the unit must be sent back for a mandatory battery replacement 12 years (max) from its DOM. During the battery replacement, AAD will do a full service and firmware upgrade free of charge.

So why choose a Vigil?


  • Unique patented time calculation ensures accurate activation.
  • Patented cutter device (circular knife) cuts the reserve loop twice.
  • Strong flexible connecting wires: easy to install in all rigs.
  • Patented Pulse + element always ready to trigger the cutter.
  • A very robust device.

Waterproof (IP68 rated; max. 1,8 meters for a maximum of 24 hours).

No scheduled maintenance as it performs a self-check at every start-up.

Life expectancy of max. 20 years.

Memory features include a logbook with total number of jumps, overall free fall time, last free fall time, max speed of the last free fall, number of saves, atmospheric pressure, temperature, all accessible through LCD.

The black box function retains last 16 minutes of freefall and creates 16 graphs containing all jump information that can be downloaded through an Infra Red download box. 

It's user friendly with an alpha numeric display for ease of use and communication. The cutter & controller are field-replaceable.

Last but not least, the Vigil is a competitive price with a low cost of ownership.


Vigil Cuatro 1 pin as standard. Please get in touch if you require a 2 pin unit.