Is anyone aware of a Part 141 flight school that teaches the instrument rating in a Cirrus? I want to spend 3 weeks in an intensive program, and I want to learn in an aircraft with a modern avionics setup like the Cirrus. How about that outfit up in Seattle that used to have the Cirrus training contract – are they Part 141? Thanks for any/all advice.
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How about that outfit up in Seattle that used to have the Cirrus training contract – are they Part 141?
I believe you’re referring to Wings Aloft - you might be able to find more info at that link.
When I was researching the purchase of our aircraft and training, I did find two flight schools that offered training. One in Colorado with an SR20 and one in IL with both a 20 and a 22.
I no longer have there web addresses, but I am certain that a quick search would turn them up.
Angus, mail Kevin Henderson at Wings Aloft (firstname.lastname@example.org). They do Instrument training in the Cirrus, and I think they are Pt. 141.
Try Windy City Flyers at Windycityflyers.com. I have my plane with the club but I don’t do rentals. They have two other SR22’s and an SR20 (that will be traded in soon on a 22). The instructors are very professional and have quite a bit of 22 experience. You could come to Chicago for the training or possibly have one of the instructors come to you. I don’t know how you would arrange a check ride. I think their insurance policies require 250 hours and instrument rating. Perhaps they could get an exemption for the check ride.
Elite Flight Center in Atlanta has several SR20s for training and a staff of CFIs with lots of SR20/22 hours - several of whom teach for the Cirrus Pilot Proficiency Program.
Here’s the URL: www.eliteflightcenter.com