Airborne Systems



Airborne Systems is the world’s most trusted resource for parachute design and manufacturing. With a foundation of over 90 years of designing, developing and making parachutes, and the expertise of highly skilled engineers, craftsmen, and aerospace and defense professionals, we have gone beyond our company’s original founding principle of landing aviators safely, to using advanced technology to develop a diverse range of products for all kinds of applications and missions.

Providing renowned high-performance and best quality products to global aerospace and military markets, as well as engineering design services, is what Airborne Systems is all about. We continue to build on our innovative accomplishments with an uncompromising commitment to provide best-in-class and value parachute products and services to our customers worldwide. Every day, we create value for our customers by changing and adding capabilities throughout the organization, from systems engineering and creative design, to project management and manufacturing, using the latest technological tools. We are proud of our creative design team and our simulation and analytical capabilities. Through teamwork, innovation, and continuous improvement, we deliver advantage, benefit, value, and satisfaction. We are committed to high performance, superior quality and technology-leading innovation as our contribution to the success of our customers’ missions.


Engineering High Performance Aerial Delivery Systems At Airborne Systems, we engineer and manufacture high-quality, high-performance personnel and cargo aerial delivery systems and related products for the military, search and rescue and space & recovery industry. For nearly a century, we have set the standard for capability, quality and performance with our world-class engineering, manufacturing, training and service. Airborne Systems consists of several research and development facilities, five manufacturing facilities, a tactical training parachute facility, a search and rescue training facility and two dedicated service facilities, one in the US and one in the UK. No other company in the industry has the combined resources of Airborne Systems. Hundreds of Man-Years of Design and Engineering Experience Each facility within the Airborne Systems group has a team of experienced engineers, technicians and staff who bring their combined experience to every product request, regardless of their sizes. Our renowned design innovation and engineering expertise provide reliable, practical and creative solutions to customer requirements. Having this deep knowledge base means we can provide rapid, cost effective selection or creation of the right design for your requirements. Expert Workmanship We know that someone’s life depends on every product we make. You can count on Airborne Systems to develop products that meet or exceed the most rigid quality standards. For example, our manufacturing teams know and understand fabric. We use the latest fabrics to optimize fit-weight, aerodynamics and structural performance. Expert workmanship is applied to every product that leaves our factories. Every aspect of production is done with meticulous attention from measuring, cutting, stitching, gluing, and metal forging to precision assembly. This craftsmanship has been the trademark of our reputation and inspired the confidence that customers place in our products.

Credibility – Knowledge – Quality

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