Birdman - Helsinki, Finland
The original. Birdman popularized the modern-day wingsuit in the 1990's. Started by Jari Kousma and Robert Pecnik, the company now offers a range of products related to wingsuiting. They started the BMI Program to certify Birdman Instructors qualified to teach others how to fly wingsuits.
Home of Loic Jean-Albert, their unique S-Fly wingsuit designs made of Dacron fabric are offered in a variety of styles for different skill levels.
Matter - Empuriabrava, Spain
A European maker of skydiving suits since 1999, Cedric DuMont's company introduced the MTR wingsuit in 2002, and now offers the MTR3 and the Tracer.
Started by Robert Pecnik in 2004, Phoenix-Fly introduced many wingsuiting innovations, and offers a range of modern wingsuit products. PF also maintains a PFI instructor program to safely teach accomplished skydivers how to fly wingsuits. Phoenix-Fly's US representative is Morpheus Technologies in Zephyrhills, FL. All Texas wingsuiters should contact them for PF products and ordering info.
JiiWings - Cape Town, South Africa
Maria von Egidy began with the SugarGlider design in 2004, and then produced the innovative Glide System 1 in 2005. Similar in some respects to the S-Fly, the GS1 boasted a single "body suit" with multiple zippered-in arm and tail wings for a range of performance.
A premier maker of all kinds of skydiving suits for many years, Tony Uragallo's company burst onto the wingsuit scene in 2006 with a flurry of new wingsuit designs.
EG entered the ever-widening world of wingsuits in 2007 with a number of new designs, including the Rigor Mortis, and Volturious.