The Beal Air Force 3 is a belay device with guide mode that allows the lead belayer or guide to go “hands-free” when multipitch climbing. The Air Force Three features Beal’s V-Groove friction system, designed to provide friction when it is needed and improve rope braking when the climber falls. Beal have designed this to still allow the rope to be given out smoothly. Straight edge decreases rope wear.
- Reduces abrasion to the rope.
- Braking force adapts to the rope diameter.
- Individual Number.
- Compatible with rope diameters from 7.3 mm to 10.5 mm.