Cirrus Aircraft Encourages Pilots to Master Takeoffs and Landings with Complimentary Course
Duluth, MN & Knoxville, TN (12 October 2021) — Dedicated to a lifetime of learning and helping people become better pilots, Cirrus Aircraft today announced a complimentary Cirrus Approach™ course available to all aircraft enthusiasts and pilots regardless of the aircraft type they fly.
Now through the end of the year, the Cirrus Approach SR Series Takeoffs and Landings flight training course is complimentary to those who register. Takeoffs and Landings provides in-depth, digital instruction on procedures to ensure every takeoff and landing is safe, predictable and repeatable.
Cirrus Approach is an award-winning flight training program offering a diverse catalog of instructional video courses to anyone interested in earning their private pilot license or for the seasoned pilot to hone their skills. Through Takeoffs and Landings, Cirrus offers 10 real-world lessons during five hours of online training from preflight preparation to proper maneuver execution. Pilots learn about stabilized approach, crosswinds and slips, short-field takeoff and landing, night operations, abnormal or emergency considerations and more. The course is created for all pilots to help maximize the safety, performance and utility of an aircraft.
Nearly 50% of all aircraft incidents occur during the final descent and landing while nearly 15% of incidents occur during takeoffs and initial climb. With Takeoffs and Landings, Cirrus Aircraft helps ensure pilots are prepared and master the skills necessary for safe takeoffs and landings.
“We are excited to share Takeoffs and Landings with our growing personal aviation community around the world,” said Rob Haig, Vice President of Flight Training and Chief Pilot of Cirrus Aircraft. “Safety remains the cornerstone of our ethos; therefore, we are offering this course complimentary to all. This informative, step-by-step program helps equip pilots with invaluable knowledge for their journey and throughout their flying lifetime.”
Register to redeem the Cirrus Approach Takeoffs and Landings course here.
About Cirrus Aircraft
Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet®, the world’s first single-engine Personal Jet, as well as the recipient of the Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed 13 million hours and 220 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. The company will have six locations in the United States in early 2022, located in Duluth, Minnesota; Grand Forks, North Dakota; Knoxville, Tennessee; McKinney, Texas; Greater Phoenix, Arizona; and Greater Orlando, Florida.