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Airborne Systems
5800 Magnolia Avenue
NJ 08109-1399
[t] +1 856 663 8120
[f] +1 856 663 8159

Airborne Systems, headquartered in Pennsauken, New Jersey designs and manufactures high quality parachute products and provides world class engineering services. Airborne Systems brings to the market and its customers a history and legacy that embraces four of the world?s leading parachute companies, combining the resources of GQ Parachutes, Irvin Aerospace, Para-Flite, and Aircraft Materials (AML). Today, Airborne Systems is comprised of these brands. No other company has the combined resources of Airborne Systems and, for almost a century, compiled a proven track record of precedent setting milestones that demonstrate scope of capability, quality of product and successful performance. Airborne Systems is a global company, supporting customers around the world. Airborne Systems North American Headquarters is located in Pennsauken, New Jersey. Three manufacturing facilities in North America are located in Pennsauken, New Jersey, Santa Ana, CA and Bellville, Ontario, Canada. Airborne Systems European Headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Llangeinor, South Wales, UK.

Glide modulation provides parachute users with unprecedented control
14 October, 2016
The Hi-5 parachute from Airborne Systems enables jumpers to have high accuracy and manoeuvrability even close to landing
Parachute systems on display at SOFIC event
19 May, 2014
Airborne Systems is displaying its latest free-fall advanced ram-air parachute at the SOFIC event in Tampa
Aerial delivery systems on show in India
06 February, 2014
The Guided Precision Aerial Delivery Systems from Airborne Systems will be on show this week at DEFEXPO in New Delhi
Military parachute systems exhibited at AUSA
18 October, 2013
Airborne systems has been demonstrating its range of military parachute and aerial drop systems at the AUSA 2013 event
US Navy takes anti-missile floating decoys
11 September, 2013
Deck launched floating corner reflector decoy system from Airborne Systems to be supplied to the US Navy under new contract
Military parachute systems on display at DSEI
10 September, 2013
Airborne Systems is attending DSEI with its range of parachute systems for armed forces personnel and heavy equipment drops
Military parachutes on show at CANSEC 2013
24 May, 2013
Airborne Systems is traveling to Ottawa this month for the CANSEC show with its guided precision aerial delivery systems
Parachute training facility gains ISO 9001 certification
03 May, 2013
Airborne Systems adds to its manufacturing quality management certification for parachutes with ISO 9001:2008 being awarded to its training facility
Airborne cargo delivery systems for UAE air force
12 February, 2013
Cargo of up to 4.5 tonnes will be able to be delivered using delivery systems supplied to the UAE Air Force by Airborne Systems
10,000 lb precision aerial delivery system in production
08 November, 2012
The US Army will take delivery of current production of the 10,000 lb joint precision aerial delivery system being manufactured by Airborne Systems
T-11 Troop Parachute System Delivery to US Army
18 March, 2010
The US Army has received its first delivery of full capacity production output of T-11 advanced parachute systems for tactical troop usage from Airborne Systems
Aerial Troop and Delivery System on Display at DEFEXPO in India
09 February, 2010
Airborne Systems is attending DEFEXPO in New Delhi this month demonstrating the capabilities of the company’s parachute systems including the GPS guided Joint Precision Airdrop Systems for use with military transport aircraft
French Forces to Take Troop Parachutes from Airborne Systems
20 January, 2010
Airborne Systems to supply non-steerable parachutes for use by French airborne forces during mass drops and replacing existing parachutes which have been in use for over 20 years
Joint Precision Airdrop Systems (JPADS) adopted by US DoD
22 September, 2009
Airborne Systems has announced the full adoption by the US Department of Defense (DoD) of one of its family of Joint Precision Airdrop Systems (JPADS).
'Drop and forget' parachute system
22 September, 2009
Airborne Systems Canada announces that the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) has procured an undisclosed, but significant number of low cost aerial delivery parachutes, the "Unicross’, for "drop-and-forget’ missions in Afghanistan.
Airborne Systems - test drop using modified modular ram-air parachute
15 January, 2009
Airborne Systems, has successfully completed a test drop deploying an 18,000 lb payload from 17,500 MSL under a modified modular ram-air parachute.
Airborne Systems - GigaFly sets new record
21 November, 2008
Airborne Systems Sets New Payload Record for Largest Autonomously Guided Ram-Air Parachute
Airborne Systems - GigaFly precision guided cargo delivery system
29 September, 2008
Airborne Systems, a world leader in parachute design and manufacturing, announced they successfully completed a test drop of a precision guided cargo delivery system capable of carrying 42,000 pounds under a single ram-air parachute.
Orion airbag landing and floatation system
17 March, 2008
Airborne Systems North America (ASNA) and ILC Dover have signed an agreement to work together on the Orion airbag landing and floatation system. A new study initiated by NASA is underway for a 'singular' landing system that works for land and water landings and protects the Astronauts in contingency landing situations. ILC and Airborne have combined their engineering and analysis teams and their Orion Gen-2 airbag designs for the new study.
Airborne Systems - DragonFly Joint Precision Aerial Delivery System (JPADS)
23 January, 2008
Airborne Systems, which has combined the world's leading parachute brands specializing in aerial delivery, rescue and survival equipment, and engineering services announced that the DragonFly system has been selected as the 10,000 lb Joint Precision Aerial Delivery System (JPADS) platform for the U.S. Army. DragonFly is a precision guided parachute delivery system that uses Global Positioning System (GPS) signals to steer up to 10,000 lbs of cargo; dropping supplies to troops in remote or dangerous areas.
Airborne Systems - To Provide Space Exploration Recovery
31 August, 2007
Airborne Systems, which has combined the world's leading parachute brands specializing in aerial delivery, rescue and survival equipment, and engineering services announced that its Space and Recovery Systems Engineering team (formerly Irvin Aerospace) has been selected to provide Recovery Systems for Space Exploration Technologies Corp's. (SpaceX) Falcon 9/Dragon system. These systems will support government and commercial launch operations and the NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program.
Airborne Systems - Steerable GPS Cargo Delivery Systems
31 August, 2007
Airborne Systems is at the forefront of innovation in the development of GPS (Global Positioning System) to 'steer' the cargo to the target location and has developed a series of precision cargo delivery systems for use with varying weights and sizes of cargo load. The system can be controlled from the ground or from the air and can be used to deliver personnel or supplies to remote regions such as the mountains of Afghanistan, or bring humanitarian relief to dangerous situations like the crisis in Darfur.
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