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Cirrus transition training courses are designed for students and licensed pilots who wish to fly a cirrus but have never flown one before or for someone who is looking for a refresher on how to master flying the Cirrus.  Whether you are a VFR only pilot or have an instrument rating  there is a specific transition course for you!  The courses are designed by Cirrus and combine online learning with in-person flight and ground instruction from a certified Cirrus Training Center Instructor.

Cirrus Transition Training

Features such as advanced composite technology, state-of-the-art avionics, unparalleled safety features, ease of operation, and speed have made the Cirrus the best-selling airplane in its class for the past 15 years and this course teaches you how to take advantage of everything the Cirrus aircraft has to offer.  Here are some other reasons why flying a Cirrus have become popular with the USAF and major airlines.

Due to the advanced technology and safety features integrated into the aircraft significant emphasis is placed on your ability to effectively manage these resources so you get the most out of flying your Cirrus.

Actual training time requirements may vary depending on your previous flight experience.

Completion of the course can accomplish the requirements of a flight review.

Transition Course

Operational characteristics specific to Cirrus aircraft

VFR Maneuvering, takeoffs, and landings

Avionics and autopilot usage and management

Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM) and Risk Management

Cross country flight procedures

Abnormal and emergency procedures

Scenarios for use of the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS)

Avionics malfunctions and abnormalities

Program, configure, and interpret Primary Flight Display (PFD) and Multi-Function Display (MFD) information for normal visual conditions

Transition Course

Cirrus Operational Characteristics

Maneuvering, Takeoffs, and Landings

Basic Attitude Instrument Flying

Avionics and autopilot usage

IFR operations, procedures, and instrument approaches

GPS, FMS, and WAAS (if applicable)

Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM) and Risk Management

Cross country flight planning and procedures

Abnormal and emergency procedures

Avionics malfunctions and abnormalities

Successful completion of all course objectives will result in a certificate of completion.

VFR Transition
IFR Transition
VFR+IFR Advanced Transition
IFR & VFR Refresher