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Welcome to our blog! Here you'll get the latest news on what Fruity Chutes is currently up to with posts on drone parachute recovery, new products, design upgrades, software updates and more.

New Harrier Parachute Launcher is Light, Compact, and Easy to Use

New Harrier Parachute Launcher
Light, Compact, and Easy to Use!

Harrier family

For Immediate Release - January 16, 2018

Los Gatos, California, USA

New Harrier Parachute Launcher: Light,…

Insight Up Solutions Partners with Fruity Chutes

Fruity Chutes has partnered with Insight Up Solutions, the host of the Professional Drone Demo Day, as part of Drone World Expo! Fruity Chutes is psyched to present demonstrations at this event!

Rocketry Rail Buttons are Back!

For all our rocketry friends we have sourced our own high quality Delrin rail buttons and have cut prices for our buttons by 40% or more!

Fruity Chutes Pins Down 10 Years of Success, Literally!

To celebrate their 10 year anniversary, Fruity Chutes has decided to pin down where their 3000 customers have come from.

Aeromao: Pioneer in Parachute Recovery Integration

With new and stricter drone safety regulations being implemented around the world much of the sUAS market is now waking up to the idea that safety does matter. Aeromao has been on board since 2011, much earlier than most UAV companies.

New Hawk CO2 Valves Being Assembled

UPDATE January 3, 2017 - theHawk CO2 Release is now available from the Web Store!

The new Hawk CO2 valves look awesome with blue anodizing. The Hawk will be available for sale next week.


Fruity Chutes Can Prevent Drone Destruction

We were recently interviewed by the folks at Aviation Industry News Online about our cool Drone Parachute business. Here is the article that resulted from the talk!

One of the key topics we talked about lack of support for Parachute integration by the manufactureres. Many (most) are simply ignoring this important safety system. On…

New Flexible CO2 Parachute Deployment System Introduced for Drones

Fruity Chutes Introduces High Speed CO2 Release System for Ballistic Parachute Deployment

Kevlar Webbing Raw Stock Now Available on Our Webstore

We've sold Kevlar harnesses for some time. We just added the raw Kevlar stock for our 1/4" material to the webstore with two types available:

  1. The 1700# material we get in full 1000' rolls from Giant Leap Rocketry. We now sell it by the yard.
  2. We also have a custom made 2200# test material for sale as well.…

New Drone Parachute Launchers Featuring Ultra Lightweight Parachutes

We filled out our line of Skycat Recovery Bundles by adding four new exciting products!