Cirrus Jet Program Showing Signs Of Life On New Orders | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Most Recent Daily Airborne

Airborne On ANN

Airborne On YouTube/Hi-Def/Mac Friendly

Monday

Airborne 01.26.15

Airborne 01.26.15

Tuesday

Airborne 01.27.15

Airborne 01.27.15

Wednesday

Airborne 01.21.15

Airborne 01.21.15

Thursday

Airborne 01.22.15

Airborne 01.22.15

Friday

Airborne 01.23.15

Airborne 01.23.15

 

Tue, Feb 02, 2010

Cirrus Jet Program Showing Signs Of Life On New Orders

Production Target Date Is 2012

Cirrus says it has nearly 430 orders for the Cirrus Jet, giving the company the impetus to move forward with its production plans. But the price tag has jumped from $1.3 million to $1.72 million as the airplane is refined and upgraded.

Vice President for Marketing Todd Simmons said the goal is to be in production with the jet sometime in 2012, but won't commit to a specific time frame. "That can be well late into 2012," Simmons told the Duluth News Tribune. "We're not committing to a specific time. There's a lot of testing and engineering going on."

Like so many things, the Cirrus Jet program faltered somewhat during last year's economic downturn, as about 50 buyers asked for refunds of their $100,000 deposits. The paper reports that Cirrus shipped only 270 airplanes last year, the least since 2001.

Simmons said that orders started picking up in October, with the recent pace being one or two orders every week for the single-engine jet. But because of the price increase, customers ordering now are not eligible to get their money back should the decide not to buy the jet. As of late last week, there were 428 orders for the Cirrus Jet.

FMI: http://cirrusaircraft.com/vision/

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 01.26.15: Pirker Settles w/FAA, Harrelson's Polar Journey, FAA Sued

Also: Airborne Unlimited Under The Weather (In More Ways Than One), House GA Caucus, New CubCrafters Boss, NAB Featuring UAVs, House Checks FAA Cert Processes, FAA Goes Off On Slee>[...]

Quadcopter Down On White House Grounds

President And First Lady Were Not At The Residence At The Time Maybe there's a lesson here about not flying your quadcopter near the White House at three o'clock in the morning.>[...]

AD: PILATUS Aircraft Ltd. Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2015-01-03 PRODUCT: Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. Model PC-7 airplanes.>[...]

AD: Airbus Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-23-15 PRODUCT: All Airbus Model A318, A319, A320, and A321 series airplanes.>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.27.15)

Air And Space Museum - Winglets Have you ever wondered why something that looks as simple as winglets are always cited as improving aerodynamics, efficiency, and fuel economy in ai>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC