First available on the G2 + Vision Jet, Gogo® InFlight WiFi adds state-of-the-art connectivity in the air, improving the in-cabin experience and enabling real-time communication with teams and customers on the ground to maintain commerce at jet speed.
With the G2 + Vision Jet, the Williams FJ33-5A engine has been finely tuned with a newly optimized thrust profile that offers up to a 20% increase in take-off performance, reassuring in hot temperatures and high altitudes to access at other airports at popular locations. destinations around the world.
Duluth, Minn. & Knoxville, Tenn., July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Cirrus Aircraft today unveiled a reinvented Vision Jet ™ – the G2 + Vision Jet – featuring engine performance optimized for extended mission capabilities, Gogo® InFlight WiFi for a connected cabin experience, and bold new colors for an increased presence on the ramp. The G2 + Vision Jet is the latest demonstration of the company’s dedication to relentless innovation, and joins a host of advanced technologies offered in the best-selling general aviation jet, including Autothrottle, Safe Return ™ Emergency Autoland and the Perspective Touch + ™ by Garmin® Cockpit.
“The G2 + Vision Jet is the next step in the continued transformation of personal aviation,” said Zean Nielsen, CEO of Cirrus Aircraft. “Improvements to take-off performance capabilities in hot, elevated conditions and to the passenger experience connected to InFlight Wi-Fi ensure that the Vision Jet continues to exceed the ever-changing needs of our owners, present and future. This aircraft is another revolutionary advancement in personal aviation, made possible by the world-class team at Cirrus Aircraft. “
Optimized performance for extended possibilities
The Vision Jet is known as a versatile single-engine jet capable of adapting to the unique needs of both business and personal travel missions. With the G2 + Vision Jet, the Williams FJ33-5A engine has been finely tuned with a newly optimized thrust profile that offers up to a 20% increase in take-off performance. The optimized performance joins the expanded flight envelope of the FL310, launched with the G2 Vision Jet in 2019, delivering enhanced performance to increase range, carry more, and enjoy extra confidence in hot temperatures and high altitudes – giving access to additional airports in popular destinations across the globe.
Connected cabin experience with Gogo InFlight WiFi
First available on the G2 + Vision Jet, Gogo InFlight WiFi adds state-of-the-art connectivity in the air with Gogo’s AVANCE L3 system. Improving the in-cabin experience, InFlight WiFi keeps the pilot and passengers connected, improving productivity and enabling real-time communication with crews and customers on the ground to keep commerce at jet speed. The added convenience of USB-C ports keeps devices charged for increased productivity.
For added convenience for owners and operators, the initial Gogo InFlight Wi-Fi subscription can be included in the JetStream ownership program. Designed as a comprehensive program, JetStream goes beyond a standard warranty to provide the added benefits of normal wear and tear replacement, recurring training, direct support, subscription services and more. for a worry-free ownership experience.
Redesigned designs for improved ramp presence
New colourways, including bold additions like Titan Gray, Volt and Bimini Blue, join updated design lines that accentuate the distinct curve of the Vision Jet’s carbon fiber fuselage for an unmistakable presence on the ramp, track. or in the air. From the outside, the pilot and passengers enter a remarkably spacious interior designed around the largest cabin in its class, with premium leather, padded seats, noise reduction and an immersive experience made possible by the panoramic windows unique to the Vision Jet.
The evolution of the Vision Jet
Launched in 2016, the Vision Jet defined a new category in aviation – the Personal Jet ™ – with its spacious and user-friendly cabin for the pilot and passengers, featuring panoramic windows, reclining seats, a comfortable space for legs for five adults and two children and the only turbine-powered aircraft with a full airframe parachute system as standard equipment. A new step in the Vision Jet’s journey was taken in 2018, with the historic victory of the Robert J. Collier Trophy from the National Aeronautic Association.
In early 2019, the company announced the launch of the G2 Vision Jet, with improved performance, comfort and safety. Upgradeable features included increased altitude, speed and cruising range, as well as a Perspective Touch + cockpit recently upgraded by Garmin. In addition to the upgrades, several innovative technologies have been added to the G2 Vision Jet, including a premium autothrottle, Flight Stream connectivity and more.
The Vision Jet has undergone further development with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and, more recently, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the certification of Safe Return Emergency Autoland – a revolutionary system that allows passengers to land on the Vision Jet with the touch of a button in an emergency. More recently announced, Garmin’s Autoland technology, which enables safe return, received the National Aeronautic Association Collier Trophy, previously awarded to Cirrus Aircraft for the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System ™ (CAPS®) on the Vision Jet. With the prestigious, award-winning combination of Safe Return and CAPS, the Vision Jet provides the most comprehensive and indispensable total safety solution in general aviation.
The company also announced VisionAir ™ in 2020, a revolutionary ownership program for the Vision Jet. Designed as a fully turnkey program, VisionAir includes everything needed to own, operate and manage a Vision Jet – making the reality of owning the world’s first personal jet more accessible than ever.
The global fleet currently comprises over 265 Vision Jets with over 500 type ratings issued for the aircraft. Deliveries of the G2 + Vision Jet are expected to begin in August 2021. More information on the Vision Jet can be found at cirrusaircraft.com/visionjet.
About Cirrus Aircraft
Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized world leader in personal aviation and the manufacturer of the best-selling SR-Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet ™, the world’s first single-engine personal jet, as well as the recipient of the Robert J. Collier Trophy. . Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations such as the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System ™ (CAPS®) – the first full-cell parachute safety system certified by the FAA included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, global flight time on Cirrus aircraft has exceeded 13 million hours and 212 people have returned home safely to their families thanks to the inclusion of CAPS as standard on all Cirrus aircraft. The company has five sites in the United States, located in Duluth, Minnesota; Grand Forks, North Dakota; Knoxville, Tennessee; McKinney, Texas and Chandler, AZ. To learn more, visit www.cirrusaircraft.com.
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