Aircraft Review

July 2013 Issue

Cirrus SR22T G5: Fast, Efficient Traveler

The fifth-generation SR22T offers an impressive combination of speed, utility and integration. We think it’s the best Cirrus to roll off the line.

The fifth-generation Cirrus SR22 isn’t an entirely fresh model. Instead, it’s a compilation of advanced features and improvements that Cirrus has added to the aircraft over the past few years. Whether it’s the new paint and interior styling options, more advanced avionics that come standard, or the bold new gross weight increase, Cirrus’ dedication to improving and advancing the product line proves why the SR22 has consistently outsold every other certified piston single. As we go to press, production order slots for the new SR22 G5 are sold out well into the fall of this year—encouraging in an otherwise declining aircraft sales environment. We recently visited Cirrus headquarters in Duluth, Minnesota, plucked a new SR22T G5 turbo model from the flight line and hauled it halfway across the country—a mission the aircraft easily delivers with comfort, efficiency and utility.

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