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Dreams are sky-high on Cirrus tour

October 1, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Cirrus Aircraft hosts open houses across North America year-round, but on Monday evening the company had one at home in Duluth.
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French Air Force and Navy buy Cirrus planes for training pilots

August 26, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Last year, a fleet of Cirrus planes was sold to the U.S. Air Force Academy for training pilots. This year, fleets are going to the French Air Force and Navy.
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Cirrus partners with sport plane company

August 6, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Duluth-based Cirrus Aircraft announced a new partnership Monday with a company that is making a splash with a small “sport” plane that can take off and land on water.
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Cirrus promises economic impact from Vision project

April 18, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The new Vision SF-50 light jet largely will be built in Duluth, creating more than 100 jobs, company officials say. Continue Reading

Cirrus secures funding for light jet production in Grand Forks, Duluth

April 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Cirrus Aircraft says it has the funding to bring production of its light jets to Duluth and Grand Forks. Cirrus says its new owner, China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co., will make a major investment to significantly increase the momentum of its Vision jet production. Continue Reading

Cirrus Aircraft says it has funding to bring new jet to production in Duluth, Grand Forks

April 18, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Duluth-based Cirrus Aircraft announced today that it has secured the money needed to bring its Vision SF50 personal jet to production in Duluth, with the first customer delivery slated for 2015. Continue Reading

Cirrus jet still in the works; announcement coming soon

February 26, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Among the declines general aviation manufacturers faced in 2011 came one exception: large business jets were selling well.
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Superior lands Kestrel deal

January 16, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

New airplane manufacturer, headed by former CEO of Cirrus Aircraft, is expected to create up to 600 jobs. Continue Reading

Wisconsin Gov. Walker at Superior airport today for jobs announcement

January 15, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will be in Superior at 9:30 a.m. today to announce “a major job expansion,” according to a news release issued Sunday.
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Pilot, daughter describe their surreal descent into ocean in Cirrus plane

January 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Elaine McGlaughlin described Saturday as “one of the most exhilarating days of my life.” It was because she had just dodged death. Hours earlier, she and her father, Richard, had splashed down into the ocean near the Bahamas after deploying the parachute on their Cirrus SR22 single-engine prop plane. They had no other choice. Continue Reading