The BRS Parachute
Recovery Systems, Inc.
South St. Paul, MN
BRS developed new
lightweight material to minimize weight of FAA-certifiable parachutes.
The BRS parachute systems are designed to decelerate and lower the entire
aircraft to the ground in an emergency situation.
BRS Parachute Recovery System on Cirrus SR20
- Standard installations Cirrus
SR20, SR22 and Light Sport aircraft design from Flight Design CT (Optional
- Received FAA certification for
a BRS system on Cessna 172, 182, and Symphony 160 aircraft
- Received European Aviation Safety
Agency (EASA) certification for a BRS system on Cessna 172 and 182
- Have saved more than 187 peoples'
- Received First New Category Laureate
Award from Aviation Week & Space Technology in 2005.
- BRS registered with the U. S.
Securities and Exchange Commission as BRSI.OB
- Have sold nearly 21,000 of its
whole-plane parachute systems
- Approximately $8 million in annual
- 75+ employees
- Technology improved pilot and
passenger survivability in emergency situations on general aviation
- Identified as a technology for
the NASA Small Aircraft Transportation System (SATS) Program
- Received additional NASA SBIR
funding to develop a controllable system for larger, faster aircrafts
information about this firm, please send e-mail to
to NASA SBIR Success Listings
Systems and Subsystems , Aviation
Curator: SBIR Support 3/17/06