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PARACHUTES, SPORT & MILITARY

Parachute MANUFACTURERS

  • Antares - IAC (Email) (In English Colombian Aeronautical Industry) is an engineering company that develops, manufactures and tests military parachutes and simulators.
  • Airborne Systems (California) – (Formerly Irvin Aerospace) (Email) California based full line designer, manufacturer and engineering center for space and recovery / high performance aircraft parachutes, airbags and related products as well as military troop and cargo parachutes. Part of the family of Airborne Systems companies.
  • Airborne Systems (Europe) – (Formerly Irvin GQ) (Email) UK based full line designer, manufacturer and engineering center for military troop, cargo parachutes, ejection seat and bail out parachutes, rescue harnesses, naval decoys and inflatables, boat delivery systems, platforms and related products as well as. Part of the family of Airborne Systems companies.
  • Airborne Systems (New Jersey) – (Formerly Para-Flite) (Email) New Jersey based full line designer, manufacturer and engineering center for JPADS – GPS Guided cargo delivery parachutes, ram-air and round military troop and cargo parachutes as well as HAHO/HALO oxygen systems. Part of the family of Airborne Systems companies.
  • AIR-POL Sp.zo.o.  (Email) Design, development. manufacturing, overhauling, and servicing of parachute equipment, paragliders, and high-g-suits.
  • Airsafe Sweden AB (Email)
  • Apex BASE (Email)  Formerly Basic Research, founded 1993, Designer and Manufacturer of BASE specific parachutes- FOX and FLiK; harness/container systems- Apex DP, Vertex, Prism, Warlock, Wizard and Sorcerer and BASE specific accessories.  BASE specific training courses. BASE events and aerial coordination including Super Bowl XXXVIII BASE jump.
  • Bruggemann GmbH & Co.KG (Email)
  • Butler Parachute Systems, Inc. (Email) Specializes in engineering and manufacturing emergency parachutes and related items for pilots, cargo, scientific payloads and various air vehicles.
  • CIMSA Ingeniería de Sistemas, S.A. (Email)
  • Complete Parachute Solutions (Email)
  • DAE MYUNG Co., Ltd.  One of the world's leading manufacturers of military tactical and rescue parachutes.
  • Eagle Industries Unlimited, Inc. (Email)
  • Flight Concepts International (Email) Espirit, 7-cell, 9-cell, CRW, Reserves, Demonstration
  • FreeFlight Enterprises (Email)
  • FXC Corporation (Email) Astra AAD and much more.
  • HJ Tech Co., Ltd. (Email) Manufacturer of textiles/fabric of military and commercial parachutes and manufacturer of military parachutes and tent.
  • ICARUS Canopies Inc. (Email) Developers of a new generation of canopies including the Safire2, Crossfire2, Omni, ICARUS Reserve and the innovative NEOS.
  • KNP Corporation (Email) "KNP Corporation Co., Ltd." Are one of the biggest manufacturers and suppliers of Military Parachutes and Equipment over the world as using high quality materials, accumulated know-how, quality control and skilled personnel. Moreover, we do adapt steadily new technology and effort continuously to maintain our high skill and quality products.
  • Kohli Enterprises (Email) We are into the fabrication of sports, cargo, military and various other parachute systems and airborne textile systems. We also manufacture tapes, webbings, cors and rigging lines for airborne applications. Looking for partners who would like to "Make in India" through us.
  • MARS a.s.
  • Mills Manufacturing Corporation (Email) Visit Our Website!  Manufacturer of quality military parachutes and related components.
  • Miltex Solutions Canada (Email) Military Personnel and Cargo parachute manufacturer.
  • National Parachute Industries, Inc. (Email) Manufacturer of emergency parachutes for pilots or crew.
  • New Zealand Aerosports (Email) Icarus Canopies Designer and Manufacturer, CAD/CAM Canopy cutting systems and software Canopy Licensing.
  • North American Aerodynamics (Email)
  • Parachute Laboratories, Inc. (Email) Home of the Racer, Makers of complete parachute systems, Angelfire Reserves, FireBolt Mains, Tandem Systems, Military Systems, Industry supplier of Ripcords and Housings and Ripcord Pins. On line Catalog.
  • Paranetics Technology, Inc. (Email)Para-Phernalia, Inc
  • Para-Phernalia, Inc(Email)
  • Performance Designs, Inc. (Email) Dedicated to leading the industry with state of the art designs in sport and military parachutes, top quality craftsmanship, and unsurpassed customer service.
  • Pioneer Aerospace Corporation (Email) Designer and manufacturer of parachutes and parachute recovery systems.
  • Precision Aerodynamics (Email) Leading the Parachute Industry in technology and innovation, Precision Aerodynamics is proud to build on its 36 year tradition of excellence in design, manufacture, and testing of parachutes and safety equipment for Skydiving, Military, and Emergency applications.
  • Skylark (Email) Skydiving main parachutes, suits, and accessories manufacturing.
  • Squirrel LLC (Email) Squirrel LLC is a manufacturer of Wingsuits, Parachutes, and BASE jumping equipment including harness-container systems and accessories.
  • Stara Technologies, Inc. (Email) Stara Technologies is the leading developer of guided parachutes. Over the past seven years we have fabricated guided parachute systems for the US Department of Defense, Department of Energy & other Federal agencies to precisely deliver light weight payloads such as unattended ground sensors (UGS), communications relays, medical supplies, top attack smart munitions, & intelligent robots.
  • S.E. Inc. dba Strong Enterprises (Email) Strong Enterprises is the largest full line manufacturer of parachute equipment in the United States. We are a full service manufacturer with abilities to make round or ram-air parachutes, harnesses and containers. Our product line includes Pilot Emergency Systems, Tandem Systems, Sports Systems, Military Personnel Systems and Cargo Systems. If it can be sewn or jumped, we can do it.

Parachute Manufacturers - BASE

  • Apex BASE (Email)  Formerly Basic Research, founded 1993, Designer and Manufacturer of BASE specific parachutes- FOX and FLiK; harness/container systems- Apex DP, Vertex, Prism, Warlock, Wizard and Sorcerer and BASE specific accessories.  BASE specific training courses. BASE events and aerial coordination including Super Bowl XXXVIII BASE jump.
  • Consolidated Rigging, Inc. (E-mail)  Manufacturer and Designer of  Ace and Black Jack BASE specific parachutes, harness/container systems, and accessories.
  • Squirrel LLC (Email) Squirrel LLC is a manufacturer of Wingsuits, Parachutes, and BASE jumping equipment including harness-container systems and accessories.

Parachute DEALERS


CONTAINERS, Sport and Military

Container MANUFACTURERS

Container Manufacturers - BASE

  • Apex BASE (Email)  Formerly Basic Research, founded 1993, Designer and Manufacturer of BASE specific parachutes- FOX and FLiK; harness/container systems- Apex DP, Vertex, Prism, Warlock, Wizard and Sorcerer and BASE specific accessories.  BASE specific training courses. BASE events and aerial coordination including Super Bowl XXXVIII BASE jump.
  • Consolidated Rigging, Inc. (Email)  Manufacturer and Designer of BASE specific parachutes, harness/container systems, and accessories.
  • Squirrel LLC (Email) Squirrel LLC is a manufacturer of Wingsuits, Parachutes, and BASE jumping equipment including harness-container systems and accessories.

Container DEALERS


SYSTEMS MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS (Parachute and Container)


ACCESSORIES

MANUFACTURERS

  • Aerorigging (Email)
  • Airtec GmbH & Co. KG Manufacturer of the finest automatic activation devices in the world.
  • Alti-2 Inc. (Email) We manufacture the leading sports and military skydiving altimeters.
  • Ballenger International, LLC (Email) Total solution company specializing in products for military and law enforcement. We distribute reliable battle tested products and systems with a multitude of configurations essential for combat environments.
  • Bonehead Composites (Email) Skydiving and Military Helmets
  • Butler Aerospace Technologies, Inc. (Email)  Butler Aerospace Technologies, Inc. (BAT) designs, develops and offers for license devices useful to the parachute industry. Of particular interest is the BAT Sombrero Slider (US Patent 5,890,678 and others worldwide) which literally eliminates inversion malfunctions which is the most common mode of failure in round parachutes.
  • Capewell Aerial Systems (Email) Manufacturers of canopy releases, ripcords and sewn goods to include webbing, harness and bags.
  • CARLETON TECHNOLOGIES INC dba COBHAM LIFE SUPPORT (Email) Carleton Technologies Inc dba Cobham Life Support in Orchard Park, NY is the world's leading designer and manufacturer of parachutist high-altitude oxygen equipment.
  • Chernis Creek Enterprises, LLC (Email) Manufacturer of high quality after market collapsible and non-collapsible pilot chutes.
  • Cookie Composites (Email) Manufacturer of skydiving head gear and associated equipment.
  • G7T (Email) Manufacturer, Sub-Contractor, Distributor. Parachutes and related accessories for both Military and Sport purposes. Consultant - Production Setups, Improvement and Efficiency. Engineering Support - Drawings, Technical Data Packages.
  • GPS Source, Inc. (Email) GPS Source manufacturers RF signal distribution equipment including splitters, amplifiers, attenuators, combiners, antennas and GPS retransmission equipment. GPS retransmission systems are used to provide a live GPS signal to receivers inside military aircraft & rotorcraft supporting military free fall (MFF) & JPADS operations.
  • ISODISC (Email) The nation's leading supplier of silk-screen printed recordable media, along with USB Flash media, to the parachuting industry. This media is sought after by jump schools, drop zones, equipment manufacturers because it enables them to promote their business, capture video and quickly, and effectively archive photographs and video at minimal costs while providing maximum brand recognition, ease-of-use, productivity and profitability. 
  • JSC Second Moscow Aviation Units Plant (Email) The Russian leading manufacturer of safety devices for professional and amateur skydivers, ejection seats and a range of devices for aviation and aerospace industry.
  • Larsen and Brusgaard Altitude Warning Devices
  • Mist Mobility Integrated Systems Technology Inc. (Email) MMIST is a full solution provider of Precision Aerial Delivery products and services including the Sherpa family of GPS guided parafoils, LaunchPads Mission Planner and SkyLink Parachutist Navigation Aid.
  • Oriental Weaving and Processing (Email) Manufacturers of parachute fabric for the last 25 years and fabrication of parachute for the last 2 years.
  • Orlando Spring Corporation (Email) Custom spring, wireform, clip and small assembly manufacturer focusing on aerospace and defense industries. We provide pilot chute spring assemblies, wire clips and frames, small extension springs, etc. to parachute manufacturers.
  • Para Concepts (Email) Parachute sales and rigging/engineering services.
  • Parachute Laboratories, Inc. dba JCO Metals (Email) Manufacturers of ripcord pins, ripcord assemblies, raft releases, housings marine eyes.
  • Parasport Italia (Email) The widest range of skydiving accessories from a single manufacturer.
  • Skylark (Email) Skydiving main parachutes, suits, and accessories manufacturing
  • Skyworks Parachute Service, LLC (Email) Manufacturer - Repair & service of parachute related equipment.
  • Squirrel LLC (Email) Squirrel LLC is a manufacturer of Wingsuits, Parachutes, and BASE jumping equipment including harness-container systems and accessories.
  • SSK Industries, Inc. (Email) CYPRES AAD Sales, Service, Support 
  • SSK Military Industries, Inc. (Email) Systems Technology, Inc
  • Systems Technology, Inc Parachute Flight Training Simulators
  • Tony Suits, Inc. (Email) Manufacturer of skydiving suits, RW, Freefly, Camera, Wingsuits.
  • Velocity Sportswear (Email) I do a lot of sewing and manufacture Base jumping equipment and recovery systems.
  • Vigil America Distribution and sales of automatic activation device through dealer networks.

 

DEALERS


MULTIPLE PRODUCT DEALERS (Parachute, Container, Accessories)


TEXTILES

TEXTILE DEALERS

TEXTILE EQUIPMENT

  • Consew (Email) Manufacturer/supplies: Sewing, cutting and embroidery machinery. 

HARDWARE AND HARDWARE EQUIPMENT


TESTING AND RESEARCH EQUIPMENT


RIGGERS AND RIGGING SERVICES & EQUIPMENT


DROP ZONES AND JUMP CLUBS AND WIND TUNNELS


CONSULTING AND INFORMATION SERVICES

  • Aerial Delivery Solutions LLC (Email) Parachute system design, consulting, support and FMS sales.
  • Aircrew & Airfox Skydiving Academy (Email)
  • Delashmet & Marchand, PC (Email) Civil defense personal injury lawyer. Defend lawsuit against skydiving industry including rigger, dropzone, tandem instructor. Also C licensed skydiver.
  • EJJ Publishing & Literary Services (Email)  Ed Johnson, Technical Spec Editing, Publishing and Copyright Services.
  • Law Offiices of Robert L. Feldman (Email) Florida Bar Board Certified in aviation law; Handle most aspects of aviation law; Represent parachute equipment manufacturers, DZs and others in the parachuting industry.
  • Parachutist
  • Para Velocity International (Email) Military & sport free fall coaching, instruction, training.
  • Skydive TV LLC (Email)
  • Turoff's Professional Services (Email) I service the audio visual needs of the PIA.

PUBLISHING

  • EJJ Publishing & Literary Services (Email)  Ed Johnson, Technical Spec Editing, Publishing and Copyright Services.
  • Parachutist

SKYDIVING ORGANIZATIONS


TRAINING


GOVERNMENT MEMBERS

  • DLA Aviation (Email) The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) along with its three centers, DLA Aviation, DLA Troop Support and DLA Land and Maritime purchase the spare and reparable parts used throughout the Department of Defense. DLA Aviation is the Agency’s Aviation Supply Center purchasing parts for all the military services. Life Support Equipment is handled by DLA Aviation. Another DLA Aviation function is the Standardization Program Branch which is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of numerous standards including MIL-STD-849 and the adoption notices for the PIA standards.
  • Naval Air Warfare Center, China Lake, CA (Email) Systems integration and complete life cycle support for aircrew egress systems and subsystems. Product areas include recovery systems, deceleration and stabilization, survival equipment, manual escape, TACAIR restraint, interfacing hardware and separation systems. Our Department possesses expertise in concept definition, component level design, manufacturing, acquisition support, fleet support, quality assurance, mishap investigation, and test. Quality assurance capabilities include full inspection facilities for escape and parachute related components.
  • USAF Wright Patterson AFB Materials and Textiles Laboratory (Email) The Materials and Textiles Lab is one of its kind in the U.S. Air Force and is responsible for testing of all types of textiles that make up life support equipment such as parachutes and many other items.
  • U.S. Army NSRDEC (Email)
  • U.S. Army Program Executive Office Soldier (Email) PEO Soldier manages all US Army airdrop items related to personnel static line and military free fall parachute systems.
  • U.S. Forest Service, Missoula Tech & Dev Ctr  (Email)

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