The Cirrus SR22 offers some of the most unique safety features of any plane flying anywhere. State-of-the-art avionics and “the parachute” are what set Cirrus apart. The aircraft is a single-engine, four seat, 310 horsepower turbonormalized Continental engine. It is extremely popular among purchasers of new aircraft and has been the world’s best-selling single-engine, four-seat aircraft for years.
Silicon Valley Air Charter is an Air Carrier authorized and monitored by the FAA. Our Air Taxi aircraft and Pilot are both subject to the same standards and testing as are the commercial airlines.
Fly with confidence knowing that your pilot has thousands of hours of experience, and is held to commercial airline pilot requirements. Greg is a Bay Area native and a flight instructor specializing in Cirrus aircraft. He received his CSIP (Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot) designation at the Cirrus factory in Duluth, MN and in his spare time teaches flying at airports including Palo Alto, San Martin, Livermore, and San Jose’s Reid-Hillview.
The aircraft is perhaps best known for being equipped with the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS), an emergency parachute capable of lowering the entire aircraft (and occupants) to the ground in an emergency.
Whole-airplane parachute system (CAPS – Cirrus Airframe Parachute System)
The Cirrus is equipped with this amazing safety feature which in the event of a catastrophic emergency can lower the plane and its passengers safely to the ground.
With hundreds of airports to choose from within our service area, there’s one very close to your destination. Please contact us for a custom quote – just tell us where & when you need to go, and we’ll promptly reply with all of the details.
All of our first time customers will receive a special promotional rate. Be sure to ask about the First Time Flyer program.