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Wed, 11 May 2016 19:51:13 GMT

How It Works: BRS Aircraft Parachute  -  Flying Magazine
The activation cable first compresses the spring of the igniting device, and the system is cocked like a gun. A hammer (or electrical pulse in the newest versions) is then discharged into dual igniters, which consequently ignite the solid fuel and ...
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:30:11 GMT
Cirrus To Live-test Vision Jet Recovery Parachute in Q4  -  Aviation International News
Cirrus Aircraft completed ultimate load testing last month of the ballistic recovery parachute that will be standard equipment on its SF50 Vision Jet and plans to do a live test of this system early in the fourth quarter. FAA certification is "on track ...
Wed, 15 Jan 2014 23:44:26 GMT

Will Commercial Airplanes Have Parachutes Someday?  -  Smithsonian
Ballistic Recovery Systems is the one of the few companies to show that such an idea is indeed plausible. Beginning in 1998, the Saint Paul, Minnesota-based firm has outfitted several small, lightweight aircraft with backup parachutes designed to ...
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 15:42:45 GMT

Ballistic Recovery System (BRS) for Cessna 182 STC to Offer Useful Load Increase  -  The Leading Aviation Industry Resource for News, Equipment and
South Saint Paul, MN, January 6, 2014 – BRS Aerospace, manufacturer of whole aircraft parachute systems, recently announced Cessna 182P, Q model owners who purchase and install a BRS system in their aircraft will not only gain the added flying safety ...
Thu, 06 Jun 2013 11:09:37 GMT

LIVE: Plane crash in Cheltenham  -  Worcester News
At approximately 1045 today, a Cirrus SR22 light aircraft inbound to Gloucestershire Airport encountered an emergency. The 76-year old pilot from London, who was the sole occupant, used the aircraft's 'Ballistic Recovery System' to deploy a parachute.
Sat, 05 Jun 2010 03:36:07 GMT

Parachute System Saves Passengers In Aircraft Emergency  -  AvStop Aviation News
June 5, 2010 - Ballistic Recovery Systems of South St. Paul, Minnesota, USA (BRSI.PK) announced its 250th documented save when four people in a Cirrus SR20 SRV G3 single-engine aircraft were uninjured after deploying their BRS ballistic emergency ...
Wed, 03 Sep 2008 18:55:39 GMT

BRS To Provide Parachute System On Martin Jetpack  -  Aero-News Network
Whole-aircraft emergency parachute system manufacturer Ballistic Recovery Systems, Inc. announced this week it has entered into an agreement with Martin Aircraft Company to provide the BRS-patented emergency parachute recovery system for all ...
Mon, 23 Apr 2007 13:14:20 GMT

A 'Chute For The 'Cruiser  -  Aero-News Network
Some big news for a small plane... as Ballistic Recovery Systems announced at Lakeland 2007 the final approval to offer a recovery parachute on the Czech Aircraft Works Sport Cruiser LSA. The announcement also marks the implementation of a new ...
Sat, 21 Apr 2007 04:13:24 GMT

Diamond Aircraft, BRS Developing 'Chute For DA50  -  Aero-News Network
Larry Williams, CEO of Ballistic Recovery Systems, told attendees at Lakeland 2007 Friday his company is working with Diamond to develop a BRS parachute option for the largest DA model. If successful, the implementation would represent the largest ...
Mon, 05 Feb 2007 05:11:37 GMT

AMD Installs First BRS Parachute In Zodiac 601XL  -  Aero-News Network
Aircraft Manufacturing & Development Co. (AMD) has completed their first BRS (Ballistic Recovery Systems) parachute installation in a Zodiac 601XL - SLSA. The aircraft was certified on January 30th 2007 at the production facilities in Eastman, Georgia.