Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet Achieves FAA Certification

Duluth, Minn. (31 October 2016) – Cirrus Aircraft today announced the arrival of a new era in personal transportation as the Cirrus Vision® Jet – the world’s first single engine Personal Jet – achieved FAA certification.  With this milestone accomplishment, the Vision Jet ushers in a new category of aircraft that delivers an unrivaled pilot, passenger and operator experience, and certification...

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Cirrus Aircraft Launches G6: The Smartest, Safest, Most Advanced Cirrus Ever

Duluth, Minn. & Knoxville, Tenn. (04 January 2017) – Cirrus Aircraft today announced the launch of the all new 2017 G6 – the smartest, safest and most advanced models ever of the best-selling SR22T, SR22 and SR20 piston airplanes. The benchmark for high-performance, single engine aircraft has been uniquely raised once again by Cirrus to include the just unveiled, ultra-high speed Cirrus Perspective+™...

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2016 A Record Year of Growth and Expansion for Cirrus Aircraft

Duluth, Minn. & Knoxville, Tenn. (22 February 2017) – Cirrus Aircraft announced today that new customer aircraft deliveries of its SR line of aircraft, the world’s best-selling high-performance piston airplane, reached a recent multi-year high of 317 units for 2016. Further highlighting the year were initial customer deliveries of the world’s first single-engine Personal Jet, the Cirrus Vision®...

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Cirrus Aircraft Earns EASA Approval as First Vision Jet Arrives in Europe

Duluth, Minn. & Knoxville, Tenn. (22 May 2017) – Two major milestones in the global launch of the world’s first single-engine Personal Jet were reached today when Cirrus Aircraft announced it had received Vision Jet Type Certificate approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and delivered the first aircraft to Europe. The Vision Jet, as well as the best-selling SR series of high-performance...

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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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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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