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(English) The Final Countdown

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. 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 […]

(English) Airborne Systems’ Journey to Mars

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. Airborne Systems has recently delivered the parachute system that will help the next Mars Rover land on the Red Planet. The delivery marks the culmination of three and a half years of intense design, analysis, and testing. In 2016, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), a […]

(English) Women’s History Month Shines Light on Pioneering Women in Aviation

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. Women’s History Month Shines Light on Pioneering Women in Aviation March is Women’s History Month, when we honor women’s contributions throughout American history. There have been a myriad of females throughout history who have made monumental achievements. As a military parachute company, we are celebrating […]

(English) Robert Sinclair, Chief Engineer of Airborne Systems, Will Receive NASA Public Service Award

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. Our very own Chief Engineer of Space and Recovery Systems will receive the NASA Public Service Award tomorrow, August 28th, 2019. This is NASA’s highest form of recognition awarded to “those whose distinguished service, ability, or vision has personally contributed to NASA’s advancement of United […]

(English) THANK YOU, LESLIE

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. 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 […]

(English) The Caterpillar Club

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. On April 19, 1919, Leslie Leroy Irvin made the world’s first premeditated freefall parachute descent using a rip cord, rather than using a canister or tether line attached to the aircraft to pull open the parachute. Working with the U.S. Army’s Air Service parachute research […]

(English) Leslie Irvin is Inducted Into the International Skydiving Hall of Fame

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. This past weekend, on November 3, 2018, Leslie Irvin was inducted into the International Skydiving Hall of Fame. Elizabeth Johnson, Director of Sales and Marketing at Airborne Systems, and Robert Sinclair, Chief Engineer of Space and Recovery at Airborne Systems, attended the banquet and proudly […]