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Transitioning to the Cirrus Aircraft
What is a Cirrus?
A Cirrus is the most technologically advanced general aviation aircraft on the market to date. Along with the CAPS parachute system, Beverly Flight Center’s Cirrus Aircraft are equipped with state-of-the-art Garmin avionics along with synthetic vision, GFC700 autopilot, dual AHRS, 60/40 flex seating (seats up to 5 passengers), and tons more. Transitioning to Cirrus aircraft is a simple process at Beverly Flight Center. Our experienced CSIP and TCI instructors follow a strict syllabus provided by Cirrus Aircraft to guide new Cirrus pilots through our Cirrus program.
The Cirrus Transition course is designed for licensed pilots who wish to fly a Cirrus aircraft. The course focuses on mastering aircraft control, engine management, use of avionics, use of autopilot, and important emergency/abnormal situations in VFR conditions. Completing the Transition Training course satisfies most insurance requirements or aircraft checkout procedures for pilots new to Cirrus aircraft. Training will consist of both classroom sessions on the ground as well as sessions in the aircraft.
CIRRUS APPROACH LEARNING PORTAL
The Cirrus Approach™ training system consists of a multitude of training resources, all housed on the Cirrus Approach Learning Portal where you will find training courses, study guides, manuals for aircraft, avionics, system components and more. The Cirrus Approach Learning Portal will guide you on your journey as a Cirrus pilot and help to refine your skills and knowledge. The highlight of the Cirrus Approach Learning Portal is the multitude of available custom training content – both video and interactive – tailored to your specific stage in your Cirrus flying career. These courses of study are globally recognized as the de facto method to learn and remain proficient in Cirrus airplanes and many insurance companies will either require enrollment or offer a discount for taking them
The flight training will be conducted in our 2017 Cirrus SR20 G6, N698SL.
You may also consider receiving a high performance endorsement in our SR20 G6, as it has a 215hp engine.