SOURCE: BRS Aerospace

BRS Aerospace

December 01, 2009 16:00 ET

Grob Aircraft/ BRS Aerospace Announce Strategic Partnership

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MN--(Marketwire - December 1, 2009) - Grob Aircraft, headquartered in Mattsies, Germany, and BRS Aerospace of South St. Paul, Minnesota, announced today their agreement to form a strategic partnership for the design and utilization of BRS' ballistic parachute aircraft recovery systems to be installed on the Grob line of screening, elementary, and basic training aircraft.

Andre Hiebeler, Chief Sales Officer and Co-CEO of Grob, stated that, "Grob's reputation for developing industry leading innovative composite aircraft, when partnered with the visionary and highly successful BRS whole-aircraft parachute system, will further enhance our competitive advantage. We want to provide our customers with the safest possible product at the best value, and having the BRS parachute system aboard our aircraft will add tremendously to this goal."

Larry Williams, CEO and President of BRS Aerospace, added, "Grob, with over 3500 aircraft flying, coupled with their continual ability to advance the technological and innovative quality of their aircraft line, is highly esteemed throughout the aviation industry. We at BRS Aerospace look forward to furthering our role in providing life saving technology to this expanding world wide market. We look forward to a solid and mutually-beneficial, long-term relationship with Grob."

About BRS Aerospace

Based in South Saint Paul, Minnesota, BRS Aerospace consists of three divisions: BRS Aviation which designs, manufactures, and distributes whole-aircraft emergency parachute systems for general aviation and recreational aircraft; BRS Defense which designs and manufactures a variety of parachute systems for US Department of Defense and foreign military customers; and BRS Safety which designs and manufactures reflective and load-bearing safety vests and other safety apparel and is a leader in the "cut & sew" industry. Since 1981, BRS Aerospace has delivered more than 30,000 parachute systems to aircraft owners worldwide, including over 4,700 systems on FAA-certificated aircraft such as the Cirrus Design SR20 and SR22 manufactured in Duluth, Minnesota and a variety of Cessna aircraft including the C-172/182 and new C-162 Skycatcher. To date, BRS Aerospace parachute recovery systems have been credited with saving the lives of 242 pilots and passengers.

BRS Aerospace, Inc.
380 Airport Rd
South Saint Paul MN  55075-3551
Voice: 651-457-7491
FAX: 651-457-8651

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