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Supplier Directory: Parachutes

Strong Enterprises
Emergency parachutes for pilots, the para-cushion is comfortable and safe.

11236 Satellite Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32837

Phone: 407/859-9317
Fax: 407/850-6978

South Mississippi Light Aircraft Inc.
BRS parachutes.

1279 Marshall Smith Rd.
Lucedale, MS 39452

Phone: 601/947-4953
Fax: 601/947-4959

Precision Aerodynamics, Inc.
Rigging services, sales, aerodynamic decelerators.

P. O. Box 691
Dunlap, TN 37327

Phone: 423/949-4688
Fax: 423/949-5174

Para-Phernalia, Inc.
Comfortable emergency parachute systems for pilot use;various configurations for proper fit.

P. O. Box 3468
Arlington, WA 98223-3468

Phone: 360/435-7220
Fax: 360/435-7272

Nat'l Parachute Industries, Inc.
Back, seat and chair parachutes; thin, lightweight and comfortable.

47 E. Main St., Box 1000
Flemington, NJ 8822

Phone: 908/782-1646
Fax: 908/782-5638

Frazier Precision Instrument Company, Inc.
Frazier Differential Pressure Air Permeability Tester has become the defacto standard for measuring the permeability of porous materials.

025 Sweeney Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Phone: 301/790-2585
Fax: 301/790-2589

Butler Parachute Systems, Inc.
Over 250 different container sizes and configurations. TSOC23d canopy certifications up to 1000 lb. gross weight atspeeds up to 240 KEAS.

P. O. Box 6098, 1820 Loudon Ave. NW
Roanoke, VA 24017-0098

Phone: 540/342-2501
Fax: 540/342-4037

Bohemican International
Slim back pack parachute ATL-88 is suitable for aircraft with limited cockpit space like gliders, special aerobatic aircraft or ultralights.

36 Buchanan Rd.
St. Catherine's, ONT , L2M 4R6 Canada

Phone: 905/935-4938

B.R.S. Inc.
Supplier of emergency parachute systems intended to carrythe entire airplane to earth in the event of variousairborne disasters. Well over 100 lives spared so far.

300 Airport Rd.
So. St. Paul, MN 55075

Phone: 612/457-7491
Fax: 612/457-8651

A.K.S. Inc.
Galaxy Rocket Systems (FSR), ballistic emergency parachutesintroduced at Sun 'n Fun 97.

P. O. Box 17161
Portland, OR 97217

Phone: 503/289-1491
Fax: 503/247-9207

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