Have you installed a BRS?  
Which model?
After completion of the machine, or did you plan it into the build?

I'm interested in installing a system in a flying CH750 STOL.  I've seen a drawing in a previous BRS thread; just looking to see anything new since 2010.

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Patrick Borton installed a BRS parachute in a CH750 STOL.  You can search builders and find his page.  There are a few pictures.  When I talked with him he had decided he would not have put in the parachute if he was doing it again.  I think the slow landing speed, great safety record, and heavy duty construction may make the parachute less useful in a the CH750 than it would be in a faster cross country airplane.  He also mentioned that the STOL 750 is frequently flown at lower altitudes that are below the ideal chute altitudes.  You can also look up a chart of EAB accident statistics on my builder page.

Thanks for the info.  While very infrequent my primary concern is night over areas with little to no landing spots.  The more I look at it the more I'm pushing the BRS thoughts back to the list of things I'll probably not do.
  Working on redundancy of powerplant controls / electrical system, and such are a bit higher up.  More time in the machine makes me more happy, and appreciative of the engine characteristics.

I'm building a CH750 Cruzer and am in the process of adding a BRS Model 7 Amphib. It's a softpack that is rated to 1440 lbs so it can handle max gross for the plane. I went back and forth on adding it but in the end it was my wife's decision. I expect to spend more time at VFR cruise altitudes so it makes some sense there. There are other thoughts on the subject but mine is that it's one last chance to save the passengers on my Cruiser if I fly into the weeds some day. Downside is cost about $5500 and weight about 40lbs installed. I decided to mount it on the ceiling of the baggage area just behind the frame to keep the CG forward. You can contact me for more information if you like.

Do you have any photos of the installation? I also have Ch750 Cruzer, i'm at the point to add/or not the BRS softpack...


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