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The FAA has grounded the worldwide fleet of Cirrus SF50 Vision Jets

The FAA has grounded the worldwide fleet of Cirrus SF50 Vision Jets

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has grounded the worldwide fleet of Cirrus SF50 Vision Jets, following several reported issues with the aircraft’s angle of attack (AoA) sensors. The AoA sensors on an aircraft measure the angle that an aircraft

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Business jet deliveries up 3.8% in 2018

Business jet deliveries up 3.8% in 2018

The first deliveries of a new aircraft type and the ramp-up of deliveries of a personal jet helped the industry increase its deliveries by 3.8% in 2018. Overall the industry delivered a total of 703 aircraft in 2018, up 26

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Klapmeier stepping down at Cirrus

Klapmeier stepping down at Cirrus

The year is ending on a strong note – particularly with the entry into service of the Global 7500 yesterday – but business jet deliveries are going to be down this year compared to 2017. But without Dale Klapmeier they

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Business jet deliveries flat in first half

Business jet deliveries flat in first half

Deliveries of business jets were flat in the first half of the year, according to the latest figures from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Overall the GAMA data shows that a total of 296 business jets were delivered in

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Cirrus SF50 saves business jet deliveries from first quarter slump

Cirrus SF50 saves business jet deliveries from first quarter slump

Deliveries of the Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet saved first-quarter business-jet deliveries from falling when compared to the same period last year. Cirrus delivered 10 SF50s during the quarter, almost half the total number it delivered across the whole of 2017.

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Cirrus Vision Jet: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Cirrus Vision Jet: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Pros The Vision Jet does what is expected from a very light jet, at a lower price point than the rest of the market. Cons It is less capable than other similar aircraft – flying lower, slower and with a

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Cirrus delivers first Vision SF50

Cirrus delivers first Vision SF50

Cirrus Aircraft has delivered the first of its new $2 million Vision SF50 jets. The first aircraft was delivered to long time Cirrus customer Joe Whisenhunt, an Arkansas based real-estate developer. Launched in 2006 as ‘The Jet’, the SF50 was

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Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet Achieves FAA Certification

Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet Achieves FAA Certification

News Release; Duluth, Minn. (31 October 2016) – Cirrus Aircraft today announced the arrival of a new era in personal transportation as the Cirrus Vision® Jet – the world’s first single engine Personal Jet – achieved FAA certification. With this

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Linear Air leads US air taxi revolution

Linear Air leads US air taxi revolution

William Herp has spent the morning shovelling snow. Ever since the winter storm innocuously known as Juno laid a thick white blanket over most of the north-east US, many Americans – like Herp – have been forced to change travel

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