Apr. 4 Â— BRS Inc. has applied for FAA certification for its emergency parachute system on Cessna 172s. BRS has initiated development tests and hopes to receive certification by the end of this year. Similar to the systems used on the Cirrus SR20 and SR22 and Cessna 150s, the BRS-172 system is designed to lower the single-engine Cessnas and its passengers to the ground in an emergency. The factory-direct price for the first 50 units is $13,495.