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January 26

Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS™) Successfully Deployed Over Pacific Ocean

Duluth, Minn. (26 January 2015) - On 25 January 2015, a pilot flying a Cirrus SR22 aircraft from the United States to Hawaii successfully deployed the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) over the Pacific Ocean approximately 250 miles from Hawaii. The whole-airframe parachute system, which is standard equipment on every Cirrus ...