Lufthansa Selects Cirrus Aircraft Fleet for Airline Pilot Training Program

Duluth, Minn. & Knoxville, Tenn. (13 June 2017) –  Cirrus Aircraft announced today that Lufthansa Aviation Training, the flight training program operated by Lufthansa Airlines, selected the technologically-advanced SR20 for its primary training fleet. Lufthansa Aviation Training has ordered 25 aircraft to lead its ab-initio, MPL and other flight training programs in Goodyear, Arizona. The SR20...

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Ayers Rock – Cirrus Life in the Outback

Experience the Cirrus Life in the Outback As a member of the Cirrus Family, we request your presence at our Cirrus Life event at Uluru, Ayres Rock in the beautiful outback, 8-10 September 2017. Enjoy a private weekend flying over one of Australia’s most recognizable landmarks and building ties with Cirrus Senior Executives, all while staying in the luxurious Sails in the Desert. During the two...

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Pilot Proficiency Program

Kreisha Ballantyne attends the Cirrus Pilot Proficiency Program in Orange, NSW Every two years, the Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association members gather together at a regional aerodrome to participate in their Pilot Proficiency Program (CPPP). Flight and ground instructors from the USA migrate to Australia to freshen the skills of the attendees, present seminars and enjoy our higher standard of coffee.Held...

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Vision Jet Pressurisation

Pressurisation for the Vision Jet is an integrated system, automatically controlled through the Perspective Touch avionics. It works behind the scenes to keep the cabin, crew, and passengers safe and comfortable at all times…. The Cabin Pressurisation Control System (CPCS) maintains cabin air pressure at a scheduled pressure level by using conditioned bleed air from the engine. When weight-on-wheels...

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Cirrus Perception receives FAA approval

Cirrus Aircraft has received FAA approval for customers to install external cameras, sensors, and communications equipment on the Cirrus G5. The equipment can be aimed at a variety of applications, including Aerial surveys Aerial photography Air sampling All-weather transport Disaster support Drug interdiction Geothermic surveys Military pilot training Pipeline patrol Traffic enforcement and studies VIP...

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Congratulations to our First Platinum CSIP!

It’s been a long time coming, but hearty congratulations from the Cirrus team to Adam Starr of Flight One at Archerfield, for being the very first in Australia to earn his Platinum CSIP accreditation. CSIP stands for Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot – which means that an instructor with this accreditation has been trained and regularly audited by the Cirrus factory to continuously...

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First Vision production Jet completes inaugural flight

  The first production Vision Jet has completed its inaugural flight in Duluth. Test pilot Terry LeSage reported just what we hoped to hear: “Pilot feedback on P1 is simple; the aircraft handled just great. It was unnoticeably different from C2 (the third of our conforming test-article jets), with handling qualities matching those of its predecessors and all systems working as intended.” This has...

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Vision SF50 Progress Update

As the first month of 2016 comes to a close, we know many of you are eager to hear about the progression of the Vision Jet toward certification. We’ve been operating a busy schedule and have been checking a lot of important items off the list. Some of the recent significant accomplishments are as follows: We have completed all FAA certification flight tests with dry air ice shapes on C0. We talked...

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Cirrus Aircraft® Releases First Interactive Flight Operations Manual

Duluth, Minn. (21 January 2016) – Cirrus Aircraft today announced the debut of their latest innovation in flight training – the Interactive Flight Operations Manual (iFOM). The iFOM is a multi-touch iBook designed for use on the iPhone, iPad and Apple® computer platforms, providing pilots personalized mobile access to SR20, SR22 and SR22T flight procedures, standards and techniques. This brand...

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Emirates Airlines orders SR22’s for pilot training academy

Dubai’s Emirates Airlines’ training academy has agreed to order 22 piston single engine Cirrus SR22’s. The aircraft, which will be delivered starting in 2017, will be used by cadet pilots as they train to become fully-qualified commercial pilots for Emirates. This order will allow Emirates Flight Training Academy cadet pilots to receive, for the first time, 100% of their training in...

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