Cirrus saving lives with parachute system
DULUTH — Pilot Jeff Ippoliti suspects April 10, 2004, would have been his final day on the planet if it weren’t for CAPS, the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System that returned him to the ground unscathed after a frightful flight.
He’s one of 69 people saved, to date, by the unique whole-plane parachute system that comes standard on every airplane that rolls off Cirrus Aircraft’s production line in Duluth.
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