BRS Aerospace to Handle Whole Aircraft Parachute Installations for Cessna Models

Nationwide network will handle 172 and 182 single-engine piston powered fleets.

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BRS Aerospace announced a new network of whole aircraft parachute installation centers for Cessna 172 and 182 models.BRS Aerospace

Minnesota-based BRS Aerospace announced this week the establishment of a nationwide network of qualified centers that will handle the installation of whole aircraft parachutes on Cessna 172 and 182 aircraft.

"The network of factory-approved installation centers are all equipped and qualified to install the BRS Aerospace whole aircraft parachute recovery systems in 172s and 182s providing an unprecedented level of safety for legacy aircraft and newer models," BRS Aerospace President Enrique Dillon said in a statement. "BRS has the only FAA/EASA certified aircraft parachute systems for Cessna 172/182s available today."

In addition to installation fees, the price of installation kits for 172 models manufactured in 1966 or later is $15,500, and $17,500 for 182 Skylane models built beginning in 1964.

Qualified installation centers include RDD Enterprises in Oregon, Mather Aviation in California, Sierra Hotel Aero in Minnesota, Winterset Aviation Services in Iowa, Tennessee Aircraft Services, Goodrich Aviation in New York, Aircare Aviation Services and Support in North Carolina, Air Orlando Sales and Propel Aviation Sales and Services, both in Florida.

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This Cessna 182T recently underwent a BRS parachute installation at Goodrich Aviation in Johnson City, New York.Goodrich Aviation