Zodiac Parachute & Protection America

Zodiac Parachute & Protection America (formerly known as Pioneer Aerospace Corporation) is a recognized leader in parachute recovery systems, aerodynamic decelerators, aerial delivery systems, and auxiliary equipment.

Expertise and capabilities include analysis, design and development, testing, production, integration, training, and maintenance and repair of aerodynamic decelerator systems for control, stabilization, recovery, and precision delivery of payloads for this world and beyond. Zodiac Parachute & Protection America is a qualified supplier to the U.S. Government, all major aerospace companies, and to numerous armed forces and contractors worldwide.  Our longevity and success in answering aerial delivery demands are rooted in a continuing dedication to teamwork, innovation and use of state-of-the-art technology to achieve the expected level of performance at minimum cost. Our processes, from concept, through production and after delivery, ensure the highest level of quality in our products and safety in production and operation, while minimizing our impact on the environment in which we all live and work.  
Pioneer Aerospace Corporation (Pioneer) began producing parachutes for the US military in 1938 as a part of the Cheney Silk Mills located in Manchester CT.  In 1988, Pioneer Aerospace became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Zodiac Aerospace group. Integration with Zodiac Aerospace has given our organization the ability to provide long-term commitments to innovative high technology aerospace programs.  
Airlift Technologies International, Inc. (ATI) is a U.S. Corporation based in Milton, Florida acquired in 2005. ATI is clearly recognized as the world leader in Air Cargo Delivery System Technology. ATI is specialized in the design and production or aerial delivery systems, airdrop qualification testing, airdrop load design, systems related logistic support and complete and comprehensive  training of all ground and air crew personnel involved in cargo airdrops. ATI is an approved U.S. Government manufacturing and engineering company.
Additionally, ATI is an approved NASA contractor responsible for loadmaster cargo mission management and support services for Space Station Critical Lift movements that utilize the NASA Super Guppy aircraft. Airlift Technologies International is capable of supplying all the essential hardware and training necessary to enable your forces to take full advantage of any aerial delivery platform.