The BRS Canister is waterproof when the original factory seal remains intact, making it the perfect design for exterior installations. With a six year repack schedule and versatile mounting hardware, it is one of the most popular systems. Check list for installing an Emergency Parachute System in your light sport aircraft.
1) Make sure the parachute meets the ASTM standard for airframe emergency parachutes.
2) Coordinate with the parachute manufacturer to ensure a proper installation.
ALL BRS 6 Parachutes are ASTM compliant
(1) All weights are approximate and include appropriate rocket. Overall system weights will increase with inclusion of activation assembly, mounting hardware, and attachment bridles.
(2) All dimensions are approximate and do not include appropriate rocket, frame (softpack only), and rocket mount.
(3) The BRS]172 and 182 dimensions include container relative to installed position in aircraft.
Maximum aircraft weight: 1050 lbs. ( 475 kg)
Maximum deployment speed: 138 mph (222 kph)
Canister weight (1): 28 lbs. ( 12.7 kg)
Canister "A" dimensions (2): 21.5" L x 7"D (55cm x 18cm)
Canister "B" dimensions (2): 18.5" L x 8" D (47cm x 20cm)
Gores (panels): 30
Nominal diameter: 36 ft (11.0 m)
Square area: 1040 ft(2) (97 m(2))
Repack cycle: 6 yr. or 1 yr. (externally mounted softpacks)
Riser: 9,800 lbs. (4,445 kg)
Suspension lines: 400 lbs. (181 kg)
Exclusive device "slider": Yes
Service life: 25 Years
Solid fuel rocket: BRS-460
Minimum total impluse: 400 N-sec.
Igniter (mechanical): Redundant Primers with Pyro. Booster
Minimum peak Thrust: 79 lbf (36 kgf)
Minimum burn time: 1.3 seconds
Service life: 12 years
What is the fully packed weight of a BRS-5 1050?
Per the supplier: The total system weight should be between 28-30lbs depending on application.