Press Release

Intruder® 210R Receives TSO-C23(f) Certification from FAA

Airborne Systems is pleased to announce the Intruder® 210R reserve parachute has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) TSO-C23(f) certification, the latest and most stringent FAA certification standard. The Intruder® 210R is offered for use with our iRaider harness system, and is compatible with the full range of Instructor parachutes from 170 to 230. This integrated […]

The Final Countdown

We talked about our Journey to Mars, then we talked about the official launch to Mars, but now what? What comes next? Since we have a bit of time before we land on Mars on February 18, 2021 20:00 UTC, here is some key information on the mission itself, parachutes aside. “Perseverance is now on […]

Countdown to Mars Starts Now!

Something BIG is happening! The launch window for the Atlas V541 Rocket opens 7/30/20 at 7:50am EST, 4:50AM PST. This launch will mark the beginning of a seven month countdown to when the Perseverance rover will begin its entry, decent, and landing sequence on its last phase of its journey to the surface of Mars. […]

GPHAR II: Successful Second Flight

On 22 Sept 2019, Airborne Systems successfully completed the second guided parafoil high-altitude research flight of the GPHAR II precision delivery system.  Released from a helium balloon from an altitude of 101,140 ft MSL, the self-steering 230 ft2 GPHAR II parafoil parachute recovered a 97 kg test payload, and delivered the payload successfully to within […]


Over the past several months, Airborne Systems has released a special tribute each month commemorating the 100th anniversary of two momentous events for our founder Leslie Irvin. On June 18, 1919 Leslie incorporated the Irvin Air Chute Company which has continued to grow and thrive throughout the years to become what is today known as […]

Airborne Systems North America is Awarded US Marine Corps Enhanced Multi-Mission Parachute System Contract

Pennsauken, New Jersey [January 5, 2018] Airborne Systems is honored to announce that we have been officially awarded the contract for the Enhanced Multi-Mission Parachute System (E-MMPS) for the United States Marine Corps (USMC). The E-MMPS is equipped with an Airborne Systems proprietary Hi-5 canopy and Edge harness container, as well as an attachable military […]

Airborne Systems at BIDEC

Airborne Systems is proud to be exhibiting at BIDEC in Bahrain this week where we are showcasing our products and demonstrating many of our capabilities. Check out this article from the Bahrain News Agency featuring Joe DeCosta from the Airborne Systems team.