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Nov 26, 2014, 16:03 ET
Cirrus Aircraft announced the successful first flight of their second certification flight test aircraft, C1, in their Vision SF50 personal jet program.

Second Conforming Vision SF50 Jet Takes Flight in Certification Program

 Cirrus Aircraft announced today the successful first flight of their second certification flight test aircraft, 'C-One' (C1), in their Vision...

Oct 09, 2014, 13:27 ET
Cirrus Aircraft Co-Founder Dale Klapmeier is inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame. (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Co-Founders Dale and Alan Klapmeier Inducted into National Aviation Hall of Fame

Dale and Alan Klapmeier were inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame Saturday evening 4 October at a ceremony in Dayton, Ohio.  The...

Oct 08, 2014, 10:54 ET
Cirrus Aircraft now offers a Performance Braking System as an aftermarket upgrade for Generation 3 aircraft. (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Now Offers a Performance Braking System as an Aftermarket Upgrade for Generation 3 Aircraft

 Cirrus Aircraft today announced the availability of its Performance Braking System for operators of Generation 3 and newer aircraft from...

Sep 23, 2014, 11:47 ET
Visit Cirrus Aircraft at cirrusaircraft.com. (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Announces New Marketing, Fleet Sales Vice Presidents To Further Position General Aviation Leader For Global Growth

 Today Cirrus Aircraft announced the appointment of two customer team executives that reinforce the company's leadership depth and further...

Sep 03, 2014, 16:03 ET
Visit Cirrus Aircraft at cirrusaircraft.com. (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Announces Key Executive Appointments

 Today Cirrus Aircraft announced five important executive appointments that strengthen the company's leadership team and further position the...

Aug 19, 2014, 09:00 ET
Adam Hahn, Director of Sales for Cirrus Aircraft; and Roohi Bali, Sales Manager for Cirrus India. (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Expands Sales Network to India

Cirrus Aircraft today announced the expansion of its international sales network into India. Cirrus India joined the company's authorized sales...

Aug 13, 2014, 11:01 ET
Cirrus Aircraft and Michael Goulian are gearing up for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Ascot Aug. 16-17. (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft and Michael Goulian Gear Up for Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Ascot

Cirrus Aircraft and Team Goulian are gearing up for the next leg of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship at Ascot Racecourse, England on Aug....

Jul 25, 2014, 09:00 ET

Cirrus Aircraft to update EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 with the very latest on the Vision SF50 Personal Jet, Generation 5 SR-series and multiple recent product and service developments

Cirrus Aircraft executives will update EAA AirVenture Oshkosh media and attendees with the latest information on the Vision SF50 personal jet...

Jul 23, 2014, 10:47 ET
Cirrus Perception(TM) "Sensor-Capable" Special Mission Aircraft (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Perception™: A New Reconfigurable "Sensor-Capable" Special Mission Aircraft

 Today Cirrus Aircraft has introduced a "sensor-capable" special mission aircraft based on its Generation 5 SR22/SR22T aircraft. Cirrus'...

Jul 14, 2014, 11:12 ET
Cirrus Aircraft today announced the launch of Cirrus Direct(TM), its new parts and aftermarket service. (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Brings Parts Business In-House with Cirrus Direct™

 Cirrus Aircraft today announced the launch of Cirrus Direct™, its new parts and aftermarket service that the company expects to enhance...

May 13, 2014, 10:20 ET
The Cirrus SR22 plane that 'Racing Aces' team pilot Dianna Stanger, co-pilot Joyce Wilson and teammate Erin Cude will fly in the 2014 Air Race Classic. (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Promotes Women in Aviation, Equips 'Racing Aces' Pilots with SR22 Airplane for 2014 Air Race Classic

Doing its part to raise awareness for women in general aviation, Cirrus Aircraft will equip 'Racing Aces' team pilot Dianna Stanger, co-pilot Joyce...

Mar 25, 2014, 14:17 ET
The Cirrus Vision SF50 Jet 'C-Zero' (C0) completes a successful first flight as part of the FFA certification process.  (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Completes Successful First Flight of Vision SF50 Jet 'C-Zero'

 Cirrus Aircraft announced today it has achieved a significant milestone in its Vision SF50 personal jet program with the successful first...

Feb 27, 2014, 13:20 ET
Cirrus Aircraft announced it has become a team supporter of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship for the 2014 season. Cirrus will support Team Goulian, the Red Bull Air Race Championship team led by acclaimed air racer and aerobatic pilot, Michael Goulian.  (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Announces 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship Sponsorship

Cirrus Aircraft announced it has become a Team Supporter of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship for the 2014 season. Cirrus will support Team...

Feb 19, 2014, 11:00 ET
The 2014 Cirrus SR22 shown with the Platinum paint scheme.  (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Deliveries in 2013 Drive Strongest Performance in Five Years

 Cirrus Aircraft today announced that in 2013 it delivered 276 new aircraft, nearly a 10 percent increase over 2012, marking its best aircraft...

Feb 12, 2014, 18:29 ET
A Cirrus Aircraft SR20 that is part of the company's JumpStart Program, a collaboration between Cirrus, its largest vendor suppliers and Cirrus flight training partners.  (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Partners Unite to Grow General Aviation

Cirrus Aircraft today announced the details of its 2014 JumpStart ProgramSM, aimed to give more new pilots a comprehensive introduction to general...

Feb 04, 2014, 13:38 ET
Members of Cirrus Aircraft's SR-series Engineering and Design Team accepted the 2013 Joseph T. Nall Safety Award at an awards dinner during the annual conference of the International Air & Transportation Safety Bar Association, in Pensacola, Fla. Pictured left to right are Mike Stevens, Chief Test Pilot; Paul Brey, Senior Vice President, Product Development; Dale Klapmeier, Co-Founder & CEO; Paul Johnston, Chief Engineer; and Bill King, Vice President, Business Administration.  (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft SR-Series Engineering and Design Team Receives Joseph T. Nall Safety Award

Cirrus Aircraft today announced that its SR-series Engineering and Design Team has been recognized as the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Joseph...

Oct 10, 2013, 14:15 ET
The all-new and state-of-the-art Cirrus Integrated LED Technology(TM) increases functional performance while enhancing aesthetic appeal.  (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

The All New 2014 Generation 5 Cirrus Aircraft

Cirrus Aircraft today introduced the company's model year 2014 SR-Series airplane lineup, the very latest editions of the world's best-selling...

Aug 06, 2013, 12:16 ET
Cirrus Aircraft Generation 5 SR22T.  (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Leading General Aviation Rebound

 Cirrus Aircraft today announced impressive airplane delivery results for the second quarter of 2013 with 79 Cirrus aircraft delivered to...

Jul 29, 2013, 16:37 ET
Cirrus Aircraft's Vision SF50 V1, the first verification vehicle.  (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Vision SF50 Jet Program Reports Significant Progress Toward Certification

 Cirrus Aircraft announced today the Vision SF50 personal jet program has made significant progress toward certification, including...

Jun 27, 2013, 12:53 ET
Cirrus Aircraft today began installation at its Grand Forks, N.D., facility of an autoclave oven, used in the manufacturing of the carbon fiber main spar of the company's SR-2X series aircraft and the Vision SF50 jet. Previously this production was outsourced and will  now be handled by the company.  (PRNewsFoto/Cirrus Aircraft)

Cirrus Aircraft Expands Grand Forks Facility in Preparation for Vision Jet Production

 Cirrus Aircraft today announced the expansion of its Grand Forks, N.D. facility to accommodate a new autoclave oven in preparation for...