CIRRUS TRAINING CENTER

Great Planes Aviation is proud to be a Cirrus Authorized Training Center offering a factory level training experience for the SR series aircraft. 

BECOME A CIRRUS PILOT

discovery-flight DISCOVERY FLIGHT This 1-2 hour introductory flight allows you to experience the joy of flying an aircraft for the first time. Casual and pressure-free, it’s a great place to start when considering a private pilot’s license. Schedule a flight at one of our certified training centers near you.
private-pilots PRIVATE PILOT LICENSE The start of your piloting career begins by earning this license. Prepare to spend 4-6 months with a flight instructor as you learn the basics for confident flying. Begin your journey at one of our certified training centers.
instrument-rating INSTRUMENT RATING Adding this rating to your pilot’s license is a worthwhile investment. It rounds out your piloting skillset and unlocks some privileges that allow you to fully utilize your aircraft’s capabilities. Talk to one of our certified training centers about the best way to complete this training.

TAKE TO THE SKIES

Personal aviation can transform your life. Travel becomes efficient and effortless – whether you’re looking to streamline your work days or redefine your weekends. And with over 5,000 public airports across the United States alone, your destination is limitless.

EXPERT FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS

Personal aviation can transform your life. Travel becomes efficient and effortless – whether you’re looking to streamline your work days or redefine your weekends. And with over 5,000 public airports across the United States alone, your destination is limitless.

TRANSITION TO A CIRRUS

sr-transition-1 TRANSITION TRAINING Completed over the course of 3-5 days, these courses are designed for licensed pilots to transition into flying a Cirrus for the first time. You’ll focus on aircraft control, engine management, avionics procedures and abnormal situations in VFR conditions.
22tn-advanced-transition ADVANCED TRANSITION TRAINING Designed for instrument-rated pilots new to Cirrus, this expanded 5+ day transition course maximizes the aircraft’s utility and provides an emphasis on the IFR environment.
sr-recurrent-training RECURRENT TRAINING The best pilots never stop learning. Whether you’re looking to refresh your airmanship to better hone take-off and landing skills or looking to expand your IFR capabilities, these 1-2 day recurrent training courses will take your flying to the next level.

TAKE A DISCOVERY FLIGHT IN A CIRRUS

Casual and pressure-free, it’s a great place to start

CIRRUS SR20 G6

Train in comfort in comfort with our experts in this high performance aircraft equipped with Cirrus Perspective + by Garmin.

Cirrus SR20
215 HORSEPOWER
155 MAX CRUISE
17,500 MAX ALTITUDE
709 NM MAX RANGE

EQUIPPED WITH CIRRUS PERSPECTIVE+ AVIONICS

CIRRUS AUTHORIZED

FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS

Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilots (CSIPs) and Training Center Instructors (TCI) are flight training professionals who are experts at Cirrus flight training. Each CSIP and TCI is personally trained and evaluated by Cirrus' own training specialists to ensure a factory-level experience to each and every customer.

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SCOTT KOON CHIEF FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR CFI, CFII, CSIP
SCOTT KOON CHIEF FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
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TERRY PRETZLOFF FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR CFI, CFII, MEI, TCI
TERRY PRETZLOFF FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
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TROY PASSE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR CFI, CFII, MEI, ATP, TCI
TROY PASSE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR

CIRRUS INSTRUCTOR RATES

HOURLY

$90

Don't need a full or half day of instruction, we offer competitive hourly rates to offer you greater flexibility in your flight training.

HALF DAY

$300 A full day includes up to 4 hours of combined flight and/or ground instruction with one of our Cirrus certified flight instructors. 

ONLINE LEARNING

Engaging Content
Training from Experts
Flexible Courses

Cirrus Approach – a cutting edge robust catalouge of engaging multimedia learning courses designed for pilots of every skill level. It’s an engaging tool our students will have access to as part of the Cirrus training program.

 

INTERACTIVE TOOLS

Interactive Content
Offline Access
Easy to Use

Developed with the digital generation in mind, Cirrus’ iFOM provides instant access to aircraft specific procedures, standards and techniques. It’s essential for every stage of learning and an added resource for Cirrus students.

 

GET IN TOUCH WITH ONE OF OUR EXPERTS