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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Groundbreaking Commences at Future Home of the Cirrus Aircraft® Vision Center

Duluth, Minn. (02 November 2015) – Cirrus Aircraft today announced the groundbreaking of the Vision Center at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, Tennessee. Cirrus Aircraft Co-Founder and CEO Dale Klapmeier addressed the crowd Thursday during a ceremony for the new customer experience center that will be the first of its kind in general aviation. With shovels in hand, Klapmeier, along with other...

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NEW Instrument Procedures Course Available From Cirrus Approach™

Our mission at Cirrus Aircraft is to elevate your aviation experience, and one way we do that is by providing you with tools, training and knowledge that enable you to get the most out of your aircraft. Flying in instrument conditions is one of the most rewarding aviation experiences you can have, but it can also be a bit daunting for an IFR-rated pilot or pilot in training. Gain or restore your...

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