Cirrus Aircraft Shipments 2013

How many airplanes has Cirrus Aircraft manufactured? Cirrus Aircraft has shipped a total of 5,600 airplanes.  In 2013, Cirrus shipped 276 airplanes which was a 9.1% increase over the prior year.  Yet deliveries are still running half pre-recession levels. Continue reading “Cirrus Aircraft Shipments 2013”

A New Aircraft Purchased – Cirrus SR22TN Turbo

In October 2013, our partnership purchased a 2008 Turbo Cirrus SR22TN-G3 GTSx with the Perspective by Garmin flight deck.  We selected a low-time aircraft with less than 500 hours.

2008 Cirrus SR22TN Turbo
2008 Cirrus SR22TN Turbo partnership

We enrolled in the Cirrus Advanced Transition Training Course.  One of benefits of a flying partnership is more training time. We doubled our transition training by going through the process together. One pilot sat in the backseat to listen and observe while the other flew the plane with the instructor.  We plan on participating in 90-day and 6-month recurrency training.

This is my first turbo aircraft.  I’ll share flight experiences and operational information in future posts.

Ready for the Option – Cirrus SR22TN G3

Are you in the market for a previously owned Cirrus Perspective SR22TN-G3 GTS and do you have a list of the standard and optional equipment? You can find original prices for the Cirrus Perspective SR22TN-G3 GTS Tornado Alley Turbo-Normalized on company brochures.   Continue reading “Ready for the Option – Cirrus SR22TN G3”

A Wing Up Cirrus SR22 G3

What’s different about the Cirrus SR22-G3 wing?  The re-engineered wing structure was a central change to SR22-G3 models, beginning in the spring of 2007, with serial number 22-2438.

Robert Goyer, editor of Flying Magazine, has flown hundreds of hours in Cirrus aircraft but says, “In terms of handling . . . they never felt great until [the G3]. The new G3 handles beautifully.” “The G3 simply flies better than the G2.” Continue reading “A Wing Up Cirrus SR22 G3”

Cirrus Aircraft SR22 Turbo Shipments

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”