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Learn to Fly with Cirrus Aircraft 

March 27, 2023

Learning to fly can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but it can also be overwhelming and intimidating. With so many different types of aircraft and training programs available, it can be difficult to know where to start. Today we will explore Cirrus Aircraft’s flight training program and how it can make your journey to becoming a pilot both safe and enjoyable. 

Cirrus Aircraft is a leading manufacturer of general aviation aircraft, including the SR20, SR22, and SR22T models. These aircraft are known for their advanced technology, safety features and sleek design. However, what sets Cirrus Aircraft apart from other aircraft manufacturers is our commitment to training and safety. In fact, Cirrus Aircraft is the only aircraft manufacturer in the world to offer a comprehensive training program for pilots and the include the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) as standard equipment on every aircraft. 

Cirrus Approach™ Flight Training Program 

Cirrus Aircraft’s award-winning training program is called, Cirrus Approach. The flight training program offers a diverse catalog of instructional web-based video courses to anyone interested in earning their private pilot license or for the seasoned pilot to hone their skills in a Cirrus aircraft. The program is divided into modules that cover topics such as pre-flight inspections, takeoff and landing procedures, in-flight operations, and emergency procedures. The modules are presented in a clear and concise format, with interactive quizzes and videos to help reinforce the material.  

U.S. Flight Training Centers 

In addition to the online training program, Cirrus Aircraft also offers in-person flight training at our training centers located throughout the United States. The training centers are staffed by experienced Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilots (CSIPs) who are trained to provide personalized instruction based on the needs of each individual pilot. The training curriculum includes ground school instruction, flight simulator training, and in-flight instruction in a Cirrus aircraft.  

Cirrus Aircraft’s Flight Training Centers are located in: 

  • Knoxville, Tennessee  
  • Scottsdale, Arizona 
  • McKinney, Texas 
  • Orlando, Florida 

Flight Simulator Training

One of the unique features of Cirrus flight training is the use of an advanced flight simulator, a certified Flight Training Device (FTD) that represents the SR Series aircraft. The Cirrus FTD is a state-of-the-art simulator that provides pilots with a realistic flight experience. The FTD is equipped with a full cockpit, including avionics and flight controls, and is capable of simulating a variety of flight scenarios, including emergency procedures and weather conditions. 

Advanced Safety Systems 

Another important aspect of Cirrus Aircraft flight training is the emphasis on safety and continuous training. Cirrus aircraft are equipped with advanced safety features, such as CAPS, a ballistic parachute system that can deploy in the event of an emergency. In addition, Cirrus pilots are trained to follow a standardized set of procedures and checklists to ensure that each flight is conducted safely and efficiently. 

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced pilot, Cirrus flight training can help you achieve your aviation goals. With a focus on safety, technology, and personalized instruction, Cirrus Aircraft makes learning to fly an enjoyable and gratifying experience.  

Start your learn to fly journey with Cirrus Aircraft today: cirrusaircraft.com/learn-to-fly