How Do Parachutes Work?

How Do Parachutes Work?

by Robert Groover November 10, 2020

Paratroopers use static line parachutes when jumping from low altitudes (400 feet). The cord known as the static line is attached to the aircraft at one end and to the top of the jumper’s deployment bag in which the parachute canopy is packed.

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Honoring the History of U.S. Paratroopers

Honoring the History of U.S. Paratroopers

by Robert Groover October 29, 2020

Here is a brief history of how U.S. military branches have been utilizing paratroopers in a variety of combat missions for over 75 years:

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The Latest in Pet Fashion Trends

The Latest in Pet Fashion Trends

by Robert Groover October 22, 2020

Popular pet accessories include pet beds, collars, and a variety of other items including pet clothing.  Some of the latest fashion trends include specialty items including pajamas and over very own affordable HEAVENDROPt pet bandanas.

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Recharging and Relaxing the Right Way: The History Of Hammocks

Recharging and Relaxing the Right Way: The History Of Hammocks

by Robert Groover October 16, 2020

The first hammocks were used by the indigenous people of Middle and South America. In fact, these sleeping devices were once made from the bark of the hammack tree known as “hamaca”.

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Five Fun Facts about Military Working Dogs

Five Fun Facts about Military Working Dogs

by Robert Groover October 08, 2020

Did you know that according to the U.S. Department of Defense, there are over 2,000 active-duty military working dogs serving in the U.S. Armed Forces? 

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The Ultimate Upcycle: Wedding Gowns Made from Parachutes

The Ultimate Upcycle: Wedding Gowns Made from Parachutes

by Robert Groover October 01, 2020

wedding gowns were often made of silk. Since most of the world’s supply of this fabric came from Japan or China, it was extremely difficult to come by during the war. 

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The story behind HEAVENDROPt

The story behind HEAVENDROPt

by Robert Groover October 01, 2020

Just like HEAVENDROPt gives the parachutes new purpose, the work that goes into each of our one-of-a-kind, handmade items also gives our employees new purpose. 

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