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Capewell Forms Board of Advisors to Capture “Voice of the Customer”; Selects Impressive Cadre of Leaders

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (October 26, 2021) — Capewell, a global leader in engineering aviation and life support solutions, announced it has established a board of advisors to better serve its customer base and the innovations necessary in today’s global defense arena. “Capewell has formed this esteemed board of advisors to gain a more thorough comprehension …

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Capewell Cookout

Capewell Cookout Meadows of Dan, VA – July 27, 2021 Capewell celebrated its Meadows of Dan facility employees on July 27th, 2021, with a fun filled cookout. Family of all employees were also welcomed to attend. Those attending were served hotdogs and hamburgers with all the trimmings and were surrounded by games and other fun …

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Announcing Capewell Aerial System’s Attendance at IDEX 2021

MEADOWS OF DAN, Va., Jan. 27, 2021 — Capewell Aerial Systems, a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of safety, tactical, parachute, and aerial delivery products for the defense, public safety, and law enforcement communities, today announced that a group of its senior executives, led by CEO/President Gregory Bloom, will be attending IDEX 2021, February 21-25, …

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Capewell Aerial Systems Names Gregory Bloom New President and CEO

MEADOWS OF DAN, Va., Jan. 14, 2021  — Capewell Aerial Systems, a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of safety, tactical, parachute, and aerial delivery products for the defense, public safety, and law enforcement communities, today announced that Gregory Bloom will join the company as its President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Mr. Bloom will …

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Capewell Announces the Acquisition of Rhine Air, Inc!

We are pleased to announce that Capewell has acquired Rhine Air, Inc. of Santee, California. Rhine Air has been a global leader in the highly specialized market of Aircraft Fuel Tank Ventilation and Respiratory Protection Equipment for over 40 years. The acquisition further expands Capewell’s growing presence in the Aviation Ground Support Equipment category and …

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Capewell offers Virtual Training

Capewell Aerial Systems has teamed up with Pennant International Group to pioneer a comprehensive virtual reality training system for C-130 loadmasters. Capewell’s deep expertise in aerial delivery combined with Pennant’s extensive capabilities in VR simulations combine to deliver the most in-depth training experience available. VR training allows C-130 loadmasters and crew members to “learn the …

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Our PCU-56/P Vest is coming to your living room soon…via Apple TV

Quiet on the set… and… ACTION! There’s a new series about to premier on Apple TV. It’s called “For All Mankind” and it’s based on an alternative space race, one in which the Russians beat the USA to the moon. The series kicks off on November 1, 2019 and stars Sara Jones, Krys Marshall, and …

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US Air Force Taps Capewell for The Try-Decide-Buy Program

Capewell Aerial Systems is proud to announce that we are among 11 small businesses qualified by the US Air Force for a multiple award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract in the potential amount of $950,000,000 over the next ten years. Component contracts will be awarded and administered through the Air Force’s Life Cycle Management Center’s Try-Decide-Buy (TDB) …

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Who Knew? The Capewell Parachute Release Made a Cameo in Captain America: The First Avenger

Our classic parachute release showed up in the Marvel Studio’s 2011 superhero film, Captain America: The First Avenger, starring Chris Evans. Capewell CFO Robert Brooks noticed it and did a screen grab of the image shown here. “Capewells” (as they are known in the parachute community) were first developed in 1939 in cooperation with the …

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AERIS BELLATOR: A New brand with some serious history

Capewell is pleased to offer a new line of tactical gear for helicopter aircrews based on designs previously available only to US and Allied Militaries. The products in our new AERIS BELLATOR™ line (Latin for “Air Warrior”) are direct descendants of the US Army’s Air Warrior gear set that was designed exclusively for combat aircrews. …

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