What is the difference between the Cirrus SR22TN Turbo and Cirrus SR22T? In July 2006, Cirrus climbed into the flight levels when they announced their first turbo normalized engine. That year Cirrus shipped thirty SR22 Turbos which included a limited number of Signature Edition models signed by the Klapmeier brothers. Sales of the Cirrus SR22 Turbo took off, and the following year pent-up demand accelerated shipments to 300 customers. Continue reading “Cirrus Aircraft SR22 Turbo Shipments”
Who is the turbo single-engine market leader? In 2013, the turbo single-engine market share was still consolidated among just a few manufacturers. The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) second quarter report provided the numbers for this discussion – “Personal transportation with piston turbo single-engine airplanes.” Continue reading “Turbo Single-Engine Market Share 2013”
What is the mid-2013 market share for high performance piston single-engine airplanes? Last week I spoke with Jens Hennig, Vice President of Operations, General Aviation Manufacturer Association (GAMA) about piston single-engine shipments in the first half of this year. Continue reading “High-Performance Piston Single-Engine Airplane Market Share Mid-2013”
Matt Bergwall, Cirrus Product Marketing Manager, describes the typical Cirrus Aircraft
target customer as a person who is the owner and operator of the plane. They fly for business and pleasure, and they have a regional travel need. A typical customer is not comparing a conventional tail wheel or multi-engine with a Cirrus Aircraft.
In 2012, the typical target customer for a new Cirrus Aircraft probably decided among the competing manufacturer’s listed below. From Continue reading “Who are Cirrus Aircraft’s Target Customers?”
This past week I spoke with Matt Bergwall, Cirrus Product Marketing Manager, to find out
what is Cirrus Aircraft’s market share. We reviewed airplane shipments recorded in the General Aviation Manufacturer’s Association Report (GAMA) and he described the target customer that purchases a Cirrus Aircraft. Continue reading “What is Cirrus Aircraft’s Market Share?”