Cirrus Aircraft Logo – The Cirrus Aircraft Corporation (formerly Cirrus Design Corporation) is an aircraft manufacturer of light aircraft .
The company was founded in 1984 by Alan and Dale Klapmeier in Barabou , Wisconsin founded. The objective was small, affordable, safe and secure aircraft to bring them to market. The first aircraft was the VK-30. This was a full pickles as a pusher aircraft kit. In 1994, the company moves to Duluth , Minnesota and began to develop the first production aircraft fitted with a piston engine and a rescue system equipped SR20 . In 2000, then came the SR22 in several versions of it. For the future, the first aircraft with jet turbine the company’s SJ50 , scheduled on 3 July 2008 with its first flight. Cirrus delivered in September 2011, the total of 5,000. Aircraft.accounts for more than 3,000 of them on the pattern of SR22.
In June 2011, the Cirrus Design Corporation has been at the Chinese company China Aviation Industry General Aircraft (Caiga) sold .