In an article released yesterday, January 17th 2017, the U.S. Air Force is using guided precision aerial delivery systems (GPADS) to deliver goods from ammunition to vehicles into unsafe warzones, in this case, Syria. “Today, the bundles are guided onto landing zones using GPS technology and steerable parachutes. ” We’ll get it within 10 or […]
Airborne Systems’ work on the NASA Orion CPAS program leads the way for other commercial spacecraft providers and makes significant contributions to the success of the emerging commercial space industry. Read the full story about our work with NASA here!
On October 5th, 2016, Blue Origin successfully tested the in-flight escape system of the New Shepard Crew Capsule. At 16,053 ft, the crew capsule separated from the launch booster and fired its escape motor. The crew capsule then deployed the Airborne Systems parachute landing system and descended to a gentle landing on the desert landing […]
PRODUCT LAUNCH: Airborne Systems’ Releases the Hi-5® PENNSAUKEN, NJ October 3rd, 2016: Airborne Systems North America proudly presents the Hi-5® as the latest addition to our line of High Performance Ram Air Parachutes. The Hi-5® is truly unique among military parachutes, demonstrating exceptional ram air glide performance while allowing glide modulation to descend quickly and […]
Airborne Systems is proud to announce that our solutions are being utilized to save lives in response to humanitarian crisis situations around the world. Airborne Systems FlyClops 2K® GPADS (Guided Precision Aerial Delivery Systems) is designed as a one-time use parachute system which can accurately deliver up to 2,200 lb (998 kg) of medicine, food, […]
Airborne Systems North America proudly presents Microfly II® as the latest edition to their inventory of Guided Precision Aerial Delivery Systems, also known as GPADS. Airborne Systems North America, with locations in New Jersey, California, and a training facility in Arizona, are the brains behind the most accurate guided precision aerial delivery systems. GPADS are […]