Cirrus Flight Operations

Oil Dipstick Orientation and Checking Oil Level
The engine in the Cirrus SR20 has a peculiarity: the oil dipstick reads differently based on the orientation. Reading the Oil Level Make sure the...
Sat, 23 Jan, 2016 at 8:01 PM
Cirrus Door-closing Tips
Load your passenger(s) first and, with the pilot side door open, gently close the passenger door from the outside using a smooth and continuous motion, wi...
Wed, 16 Aug, 2017 at 1:44 PM
Cirrus Leaning Procedure
DISCLAIMER This information is provided "as is" and you use this information at your own risk. The author is not a CFI. Talk to your CFI if...
Sat, 8 Apr, 2017 at 10:56 PM
Preheating the 5SR Engine
When is Preheating Necessary? When temperatures are 30 degrees F and below, the engine needs to be preheated. 5SR is equipped with a Reiff "Standard...
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015 at 7:17 AM
Cirrus Landing Videos
Here are almost 2 hours of landings shot from inside the cockpit of Cirrus SR20s and SR22s.
Wed, 21 Oct, 2015 at 9:11 PM
Using Ground Power for Cirrus Avionics Practice
Using the ground power unit is helpful to practice "button-ology" in the airplane on the ground. There is no charge for time spent on the ground (...
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015 at 8:32 AM
Using XM Radio in the Cirrus
Several members have generously donated an upgrade to our XM weather subscription to also give us XM Radio. This article contains information about using th...
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016 at 2:25 PM