This June marks the second anniversary of my general aviation writing on wikiWings®. The goal continues – publish one article each Friday morning. Visitors now have more than 9,200 views of 104 articles on the wikiWings® blog.
Last year’s season began with a series of articles on the pre-owned market for Cirrus aircraft. These articles included “Five Categories, Five Budgets and Five Sweet Spots,” for Cirrus aircraft along with a recap of asking prices for each. These articles were based on questions I had when transitioning from flying aluminum to advanced composite high performance aircraft. Continue reading “Wheels Up! 2015”→
Cirrus is developing a new category of aircraft – “The Personal Jet,” it’s just a step below the Very Light Jet (VLJ) market in price and complexity. It will be the only single-engine certified jet ever brought to market. Cirrus claims the Vision SF50 Jet will revolutionize personal and regional business travel. It’s a “Personal Jet” designed to be flown by the owner.
So how does the Cirrus Perspective™ Turbo relate to the Personal Jet – The Vision SF50? Well, Cirrus Turbo flying is part of an advanced aviation training platform. It provides pilots the opportunity to gain knowledge in an aircraft with cutting-edge avionics and to build flight experience in higher flight levels. Cirrus Turbo flying is a valuable progressive step toward the Cirrus Vision Personal Jet transition. Continue reading “Reason 23 – Turbocharged Cirrus”→
After your cost to acquire an airplane, the single largest expense is aviation fuel. Does improving 2.5 Nautical Miles Per Gallon offer significant savings? Cirrus optimized the SR22TN Turbo-normalized for efficient fuel flow (10 years ago), which does lower total cost of ownership. Continue reading “Reason 22 – Turbocharged Cirrus”→