Ballistic Recovery Systems, a manufacturer of whole-airplane parachute recovery systems for general aviation and recreational aircraft, reports that a pilot flying a Cirrus SR22 became the 200th documented life saved by a BRS product. Shortly thereafter, the company also learned that a German ultralight pilot had used a BRS system, which brought the total lives saved to 201. Save 200 occurred when a U.S. pilot departed Tucson on an IFR flight to Colorado. During the flight he encountered an ...

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