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March 25 Announcements  Press Release 
First Flight of Vision SF50 Jet ‘C-Zero’

Duluth, Minn. (March 25, 2014) – Cirrus Aircraft announced today it has achieved a significant milestone in its Vision SF50 personal ...

March 19 In the News 
Bakken.com's CEO and COO take demonstration flight

On Thursday, March 6th, Cirrus Aircraft Regional Sales Director Gary Black took Bakken.com’s CEO Michael Marcil and COO ...

March 06 Events 
Cirrus Aircraft’s Todd Simmons to address the Atlanta Aero Club

Please join Todd Simmons, Cirrus Aircraft Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Support at the Atlanta Aero Club ...

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March 25 Announcements  Press Release 
First Flight of Vision SF50 Jet ‘C-Zero’

Duluth, Minn. (March 25, 2014) – Cirrus Aircraft announced today it has achieved a significant milestone in its Vision SF50 personal ...

May 22 Announcements 
Cirrus Aircraft is Saddened by the Loss of a Friend and Team Member, Murat Ozturk

We are deeply saddened by the news of Murat Ozturk's tragic death while performing in his aerobatic biplane on ...

May 16 Announcements 
Important Message from Dale Klapmeier (Updated 20 May 2013)

Monday 20 May 2013


Cirrus Aircraft is actively assisting the FAA and NTSB as an investigation continues into an incident ...

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July 11 Service and Support 
CAPS Repack Update

Cirrus Aircraft has a long history of continuous product improvement. That approach is at the core of our thinking, most ...

November 23 Service and Support 
Important Service Announcement for 2011 SR22T and SR22 TURBO Owners

Cirrus Aircraft Service Announcement


November 23, 2011


In the importance of aircraft safety and management, Cirrus Aircraft announces the following ...

March 25 Announcements  Press Release 
First Flight of Vision SF50 Jet ‘C-Zero’

Duluth, Minn. (March 25, 2014) – Cirrus Aircraft announced today it has achieved a significant milestone in its Vision SF50 personal ...

February 27 Press Release 
Cirrus Aircraft Announces 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship Sponsorship

Duluth, Minn. (February 27, 2014) – Cirrus Aircraft announced it has become a Team Supporter of the Red Bull Air Race ...

February 19 Press Release 
Cirrus Aircraft Deliveries in 2013 Drive Strongest Performance in Five Years

Duluth, Minn. (February 19, 2014) – Cirrus Aircraft today announced that in 2013 it delivered 276 new aircraft, nearly a 10 ...

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March 19 In the News 
Bakken.com's CEO and COO take demonstration flight

On Thursday, March 6th, Cirrus Aircraft Regional Sales Director Gary Black took Bakken.com’s CEO Michael Marcil and COO ...

May 03 In the News 
AOPA Pilot: Cirrus SR22T: More of a good thing

AOPA's Tom Haines took his inaugural flight in the Vision inspired, Generation 5 SR22T this Spring. His travels with ...

April 05 In the News 
COPA Safety: Pull Often!

Thanks to our friend and COPA member, Rick Beach, for raising awareness to the importance of using the Cirrus Airframe ...

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August 02 Joy of Flying 
Cirrus Owner Profile: The Tyk Family

This week we had the distinct pleasure of catching up with Cirrus owners, the Tyk family, from Kelowna, BC. Ariel ...

June 25 Joy of Flying 
Cirrus Pilot, Ken Griffey, Jr. Visits Cirrus Headquarters

Last week Cirrus pilot and MLB All-Star, Ken Griffey, Jr. visited Cirrus Headquarters in Duluth, MN. Ken spent time with ...

June 06 Joy of Flying 
Cirrus and CubCrafters Fly Together in Yakima

By Ivy McIver, Cirrus Regional Sales Director


They say birds of a feather flock together. We say, why limit the ...

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March 06 Events 
Cirrus Aircraft’s Todd Simmons to address the Atlanta Aero Club

Please join Todd Simmons, Cirrus Aircraft Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Support at the Atlanta Aero Club ...

October 30 Events 
Supporting a Cirrus Team Member

Today Cirrus Aircraft did something in support of one of our team members, Sherrie Swanson, who is battling breast cancer ...

September 25 Events 
Join Cirrus Aircraft and Ken Griffey Jr. at AOPA Aviation Summit

Fort Worth, TX, October 10 - 12, 2013  


The All New 2014 Generation 5 Cirrus Aircraft  


For the first time, learn ...

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July 10 Vision Update 
Summer 2013 Vision SF50 Update

It has been some time since our last update and the progress we have to update is very exciting. In ...

November 13 Vision Update 
Vision SF50 Type Certification Topic of Meeting with FAA

This week, the Cirrus Vision SF50 certification team will meet with the FAA to hold a Type Certification Board Meeting ...

October 29 Vision Update 
Vision One Step Closer

It may not look like much, but this marks a very big turning point in the production of the Cirrus ...

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April 19
Open House - Scottsdale, AZ

Spring is in the air and so is Cirrus Aircraft

This will be your best opportunity to experience flying a Cirrus Aircraft while the temperatures are ideal!   Alliance Flight Schools is the only Cirrus Training Center in Arizona. We have a fleet of Cirrus Aircraft that are Air Conditioned for year round flying enjoyment. Alliance offers Private Pilot License and Instrument Rating courses, Cirrus Transition Training, as well as Recurrent training to keep you up-to-date.  Come visit us at our new facility located in the Scottsdale AirCenter. Now is the time to start flying Cirrus Aircraft!

Also on hand will be a new Generation 5 SR22.

Light refreshments will be served.

Location:
Alliance Flight Schools at Scottsdale AirCenter [KSDL]
15290 North 78th Way, Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Contact Name: Ken Goble

Contact Phone: 310.990.4344

Contact Email: kgoble@cirrusaircraft.com

Time: April 19, 10 AM - 3 PM

No RSVP Required

April 25 - April 27
COPA CPPP - Concord, CA

Part of our commitment to safety includes creating and promoting access to the training resources you need to be the safest pilot possible. In keeping with this commitment, Cirrus Aircraft invites you to participate in the Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) sponsored Cirrus Pilot Proficiency Program (CPPP) training held in Concord, CA from Friday, April 25 - Sunday, April 27.
 
COPA organizes recurrent training with Cirrus-specific flight and ground instruction during a weekend of socializing with like-minded COPA members and their partners.
 
Participants have the option of up to nine ground courses and two segments of flight instruction with some of the most experienced Cirrus instructors. There are also courses for Partner-in-Command. Rounding out the experience are evening events like a welcome reception and Saturday dinner party.
 
CPPP training qualifies for FAA Wings credit.  It is possible to obtain sufficient credits so that you will not need to accomplish a flight review.  CPPP flight training also qualifies for discounts on some aircraft insurance policies and satisfies the recurrent requirements on others.


 


Register before March 25th and take advantage of the early registration discount.



For more information on this event, including registration and CPPP training, click here.


 
Membership in COPA is required for registration. Membership enrollment information can be found on the COPA website.  

Location:
Buchanan Field Airport
Concord, CA 94520

Contact Name: Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association

Contact Phone: 702.920.2108

Contact Email: cppp@cirruspilots.org

Time: April 25, 6 PM - April 27, 3 PM

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April 26
AOPA Fly-In - San Marcos, TX

See Cirrus Aircraft at the AOPA Fly-In in San Marcos, TX on April 26, 2014.

For the first time in its 75-year history, AOPA will meet its members where they fly and share the joy of flight at a series of one-day regional fly-ins. Throughout 2014, these fly-in events will be held at six of our nation’s friendliest airports.

AOPA Fly-Ins will have something for everyone. Spend a Saturday with AOPA participating in aviation activities, exploring exhibits and seminars, enjoying a couple of meals, and building relationships. With free admission for members, these fly-ins will feature activities designed to bring you and your association together around our common love of flying. Bring your family along and make a weekend of enjoying the rich surroundings of great GA airports and their local communities.


This event is free to AOPA members.  If you are not already learn more here about becoming a member today.

Location:
San Marcos Municipal Airport
4400 Airport Hwy
San Marcos, TX 78666

Contact Name: Carroll LeBoeuf

Contact Phone: 561.573.3629

Contact Email: cleboeuf@cirrusaircraft.com

Time: April 26, 8 AM - 4 PM

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April 29
Hangar Nights - Greenville, SC

Please join us, along with our network partners Special Services Corporation and Doug Duncan Aviation for Hangar Nights on Tuesday, April 29th in Greenville, SC.

Take this opportunity to be formally introduced to Flying 2.0 in a Cirrus Aircraft and hear first-hand from current owners on how their aircraft has enhanced their business and lifestyle. Learn how a professionally managed and thoroughly maintained aircraft enhances the ownership experience. We will also have updates on the Cirrus Vision SF50 Personal Jet program’s progress, as deliveries will begin in 2015.

RSVP today. We look forward to seeing you.

For more information contact:
Mike Matthews
Cirrus Regional Sales Director
mmatthews@cirrusaircraft.com
571.345.5875

Doug Goldstrom
President of Sales and Marketing
dgoldstrom@flyssc.com
866.242.3383

Tim McConnell
Director of Aviation Accounts
tmcconnell@flyssc.com
864.242.338

Location:
Special Services Corporation
54 Watson Aviation Road
Greenville, SC 29607

Contact Name: Mike Matthews

Contact Phone: 571.345.5875

Contact Email: mmatthews@cirrusaircraft.com

Time: April 29, 6 PM - 7 PM

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April 30
Open House - Orlando, FL

Please join us, along with Sheltair Aviation for an open house on April 30th from 4 pm - 8 pm. Take this opportunity to view the SR22 series, the best selling aircraft in its class. This aircraft is specifically engineered to give you the freedom to go where you want. when you want. Equipped with an innovated glass cockpit, high performance and luxury, the SR22 series is worth your time. 

Location:
Sheltair Aviation
321 North Crystal Lake Drive
Orlando, FL 32803

Contact Name: Charlie Hood

Contact Phone: 407.492.6847

Contact Email: chood@cirrusaircraft.com

Time: April 30, 4 PM - 8 PM

No RSVP Required

May 02 - May 04
COPA CPPP - Kennesaw, GA

Part of our commitment to safety includes creating and promoting access to the training resources you need to be the safest pilot possible. In keeping with this commitment, Cirrus Aircraft invites you to participate in the Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) sponsored Cirrus Pilot Proficiency Program (CPPP) training held in Kennesaw, GA from Friday, May 2 - Sunday, May 4.
 
COPA organizes recurrent training with Cirrus-specific flight and ground instruction during a weekend of socializing with like-minded COPA members and their partners.
 
Participants have the option of up to nine ground courses and two segments of flight instruction with some of the most experienced Cirrus instructors. There are also courses for Partner-in-Command. Rounding out the experience are evening events like a welcome reception and Saturday dinner party.
 
CPPP training qualifies for FAA Wings credit.  It is possible to obtain sufficient credits so that you will not need to accomplish a flight review.  CPPP flight training also qualifies for discounts on some aircraft insurance policies and satisfies the recurrent requirements on others.


 


Register before April 2nd and take advantage of the early registration discount.



For more information on this event, including registration and CPPP training, click here.


 
Membership in COPA is required for registration. Membership enrollment information can be found on the COPA website.  

Location:
Cobb County McCullum Airport
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144

Contact Name: Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association

Contact Phone: 702.920.2108

Contact Email: cppp@cirruspilots.org

Time: May 02, 6 PM - May 04, 3 PM

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May 03 - May 04
Great Alaska Aviation Gathering

Visit Cirrus Aircraft at the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering May 3 - 4, 2014.

The Great Alaska Aviation Gathering is about flying in Alaska complete with a frontier flair.  Discover industry trends, learn about new products and safety equipment, enjoy live presentations and demonstrations. Now in its 17th season, this is Alaska’s premier aviation event with attendance over 23,000 pilots and aviation enthusiasts.


For more information visit: Great Alaska Aviation Gathering

Location:
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport [ANC]
5800 Lockheed Ave
Anchorage, AK 99502

Contact Name: Ivy McIver

Contact Phone: 801.648.9609

Contact Email: imciver@cirrusaircraft.com

Time: May 03, 9 AM - May 04, 5 PM

No RSVP Required

May 03
Open House - Van Hays, CA

Join Cirrus Aircraft and Mach 1 Aviation on Saturday, May 3rd 

Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 3rd and join Cirrus Aircraft and Mach 1 Aviation as they celebrate Mach 1 Aviation's new designation of PLATINUM Cirrus Training Center. 

Mach 1 Aviation's newest aircraft, a 2014 Cirrus SR20 with Cirrus Perspective avionics by Garmin and Air Conditioning. The SR20 will be the only one of its kind available for flight training and rental in Southern California.

Food and refreshments will be available

To make your reservation, contact Regional Sales Director, Ken Goble at 310.990.4344 or email at kgoble@cirrusaircraft.com

Location:
Mach 1 Aviation
Van Huys Airport [KVNY]
Signature Flight Support Facility
7240 Hayvenhurst Pl.
Van Huys, CA 91406

Contact Name: Ken Goble

Contact Phone: 310.990.4344

Contact Email: kgoble@cirrusaircraft.com

Time: May 03, 10 AM - 2 PM

No RSVP Required

May 19
Seattle Regional Training Partner Seminar

Join Cirrus Aircraft on Monday, May 19th in Seattle, WA for the Cirrus Regional Training Partner Seminar. Cirrus Aircraft Flight Training and Operations staff will be onsite leading the presentations and discussions focused on the following subjects:  

- The New Cirrus Learning Portal  
- Cirrus Approach and Safety Updates  
- CAPS Decision-making and Teaching Techniques  
- Advanced Avionics and Systems Reviews  
- New changes to the Cirrus Perspective by Garmin avionics  
- Flight Standardization  
- And more!  

Registration is required, but there is no fee for the 2014 seminars.

Location:
The Museum of Flight
South View Lounge
9404 East Marginal Way S
Seattle, WA 98108

Contact Name: Keith Smith

Contact Phone: 218.409.3272

Contact Email: ksmith@cirrusaircraft.com

Time: May 19, 10 AM - 4 PM

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July 27 - August 03
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014

See You There!


For seven days, the aviation world descends on Oshkosh to create the World's Greatest Aviation Celebration. Nearly every aspect of flight is represented in one way or another -- from ultralights to the heavy iron of the Warbirds, AirVenture has it all. Exhibitors showing off the latest aviation innovations, informative forums presented by industry leaders and hands-on workshops compliment the variety of AirVenture activities. Find out more by exploring the EAA AirVenture web site.

Location: Oshkosh, WI

Contact Name: Cirrus Aircraft

Contact Phone: 218.529.7292

Contact Email: info@cirrusaircraft.com

Time: July 27, 9 AM - August 03, 5 PM

No RSVP Required

April 18 - April 20
Warbirds Over Wanaka - Wanaka, NZ

Cirrus Generation 5 New Zealand Tour

This is your ticket to get behind the scenes for a firsthand look at the All-New Generation 5 SR22T, the most compelling evidence yet of Cirrus Aircraft’s enduring passion for innovation.


With 200 lbs. more useful load, 60/40 FlexSeating™ with seating for 5, Cirrus Perspective™ by Garmin®, Cirrus Known Ice Protection™ and the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System™ which has saved 85 lives to date, there's never been a better aircraft available to you.

Location:
Wanaka Airport
Lloyd Dunn Ave
Luggate 9382
New Zealand

Contact Name: Graham Horne

Contact Phone: 040.898.3315

Contact Email: ghorne@cirrusaircraft.com

Time: April 18, 10 AM - April 20, 5 PM

No RSVP Required

April 22
Generation 5 Cirrus New Zealand Tour - Nelson, NZ

Cirrus Generation 5 New Zealand Tour

This is your ticket to get behind the scenes for a firsthand look at the All-New Generation 5 SR22T, the most compelling evidence yet of Cirrus Aircraft’s enduring passion for innovation.


With 200 lbs. more useful load, 60/40 FlexSeating™ with seating for 5, Cirrus Perspective™ by Garmin®, Cirrus Known Ice Protection™ and the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System™ which has saved 85 lives to date, there's never been a better aircraft available to you.

Location:
Nelson Aero Club
Hanger 4, McLaren Drive
Nelson
New Zealand

Contact Name: Graham Horne

Contact Phone: 040.898.3315

Contact Email: ghorne@cirrusaircraft.com

Time: April 22, 10 AM - 3 PM

No RSVP Required

May 08 - May 11
2014 European Summit - Poznan, Poland

You are invited to attend the Cirrus Aircraft European Summit 9-11 May, 2014 in Poznan, Poland. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to meet Dale Klapmeier, Cirrus Co-Founder and CEO. Recently named one of the 51 Heroes of Aviation, Dale Klapmeier will join you throughout the entire conference to share his passion for general aviation, stories of flying and the latest information from Cirrus Aircraft. Celebrate and meet other Cirrus owners, pilots and fans while you hear guest speakers from within Cirrus Aircraft as well as some of the industry's leading companies. This is your chance to learn about the all-new 2014 Generation 5 Cirrus Aircraft, the most compelling evidence yet of our enduring passion for innovation.

Learn more here.  

The Cirrus Vision SF50 Personal Jet Sporting a V-tail, the highly anticipated Cirrus Vision SF50 personal jet is technologically advanced yet engineered to be simple to fly. Hear about our significant progress toward certification and come inside the luxurious new interior. The full size mock-up will be on display available for you! Don't miss this opportunity to get the inside story and learn how to become a Cirrus jet owner.

We also invite you to take time to enjoy the beautiful indoor and outdoor venues in Poznan, Poland over the weekend and find out more about the only European Cirrus Authorized Training Center where you can train in a full motion Cirrus simulator.  Come join us! Space is limited so register to confirm your reservation today.

Location:
Aero Poznań
Poznań Ławica International Airport
General Aviation Terminal
Bukowska 285 street, 60-189 Poznań

Contact Name: Agata Zbyszewska-Brzykcy

Contact Phone: +48 665 104 508

Contact Email: azbyszewska@poznan.aero

Time: May 08, 8 AM - May 11, 8 PM

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May 20 - May 22
EBACE 2014

The European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE), jointly hosted each year by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), the leading association for business aviation in Europe, and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), the leading voice for the business aviation industry in the United States, is the premier annual meeting place for the European business aviation community. This three-day event features exhibits, an incredible static display of aircraft, education sessions and maintenance and operations sessions (M&Os) – all located at the magnificent Palexpo and Geneva International Airport.


Cirrus will be in attendance with a Generation 5 SR22. See you there!

Location:
Palexpo Geneva
Case Postale 112
1218 Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland

Contact Name: Jan-Peter Fischer, International Sales Center

Contact Phone: +49.33731.7064.0

Contact Email: info@cdaircraft.de

Time: May 20, 8 AM - May 22, 5 PM

No RSVP Required

July 05
Inside Cirrus Event - Aeroporto Cantonale di Locarno

Join us at Inside Cirrus Event at Aeroporto Cantonale di Locarno (LSZL), hosted by RUAG Aviation on Saturday, the 5th of July 2014.  

Get the chance to speak with fellow Cirrus operators and discover the local MRO solutions available to you – while enjoying RUAG Aviation’s hospitality and the beautiful natural surroundings of southern Switzerland.

Date/Times:
July 5, 2014

09.00 Official opening & program briefing
09.30 Program start: Mountain Flying with experienced flight instructors, or Sightseeing around Lake Maggiore 12.00 Lunch at the Ristorante Aeroporto
14.00 Program continuation
19.00 Boat trip on Lake Maggiore with an Apéro riche

If you would like to attend, please email info.lodrino.aviation@ruag.com by 16.6.2014.  Please include the names of those attending as well as your aircraft tail number.  

Location:
Aeroporto Cantonale di Locarno (LSZL)
6596 Locarno
Switzerland

Contact Name: Gloria

Contact Phone: +41 31 376 64 50

Contact Email: info.lodrino.aviation@ruag.com

Time: July 05, 9 AM - 7 PM

No RSVP Required