Its been a decade since the Turbo Perspective SR22-G3 third generation planes began shipment. Let’s look at how the market has changed. Continue reading “Turbo Perspective SR22-G3 That was Then, This is Now”
In June and July of 2018, we collected asking prices for pre-owned Cirrus Perspective SR22-G3 Turbo airplanes. Here’s what we found: Continue reading “What are the asking prices for Perspective SR22-G3 Turbo airplanes?”
How much have pre-owned prices changed for Turbo Cirrus SR22TN-G3 aircraft with the Avidyne flight deck? In 2008, the base price for a new model Avidyne Turbo was $446,600 (non-GTS); while the Avidyne GTS SR22TN-G3 Turbo came out of the factory at $539,535. But that was then and this is now. Continue reading “Turbo Avidyne SR22-G3, That was then, This is now”
From 2007 into 2008, it’s estimated that Cirrus shipped about 290 generation three SR22TN turbo normalized airplanes equipped with Avidyne avionics. Recently, nine of those planes were posted online for sale in the United States, which represents about 3% of the manufacturer production on the market. Anything less than 3% is considered supply contraction. Continue reading “What are the asking prices for Avidyne SR22-G3 Turbo planes?”
In 1922, Amelia Earhart set the feminine altitude record of 4,267 meters (14,000 feet). A courageous and capable aviator, and inspiration to many. Go women in aviation.
“Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I’ve climbed and joined the tumbling mirth
of sun-split clouds, –
And done a hundred things You have not dreamed of —
Wheeled and soared and swung high in the sunlit silence.
Hovering there, I’ve chased the shouting wind along,
And flung my eager craft through footless halls of air . . . Continue reading “High Flight 2017”
Pilots have a different perspective. Flying above everything on the ground and at times soaring into the flight levels. This year our Cirrus SR22 Turbo high flight was 20,000 feet on a short cross-country (less than 3 hours). Continue reading “High Flight 2016”
What are the flight costs per hour for a Cirrus SR22? This article reviews the expenses associated with variable flight costs per hour for an SR22 and shares a downloadable Excel expense calculator. Continue reading “Cirrus SR22 Flight Expense Calculator”
We found favorable winds in all directions (East & West) on the same day with the Cirrus Perspective SR22TN Turbo. It began with our 8:00am leg from West Houston Airport to Knoxville Tennessee. Continue reading “Winds of Change – Cirrus SR22TN Turbo”
We selected Reid Nelson, Founder Tidal Aviation, to give us Advanced Transition Training into the Cirrus Perspective SR22TN Turbo G3. Reid is a Platinum Cirrus Flight Instructor with over 7,000 Cirrus flight hours. Continue reading “Advanced Transition Training – Cirrus Perspective 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.
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.