Cirrus Training Center

Brand new 2018 Cirrus SR20 G6 to join rental fleet at Newly Authorized Cirrus Training Center in Lincoln, NE 

March 26, 2018 – Lincoln, Nebr.– Performance Aircraft has officially teamed up with Cirrus Aircraft to become the Midwest’s premier Cirrus Training Center. The partnership aligns two innovative companies who both value safety and excellence in flight training.

As an authorized Cirrus Training Center, Performance Aircraft is also adding a 2018 Cirrus SR20 G6 to provide customers with the best experience and flight training in the industry.

“These aircraft are game-changing,” said company Founder/President Bill Heckathorn. “Cirrus is bringing a whole new customer to aviation, and the new Cirrus SR20 G6 we have coming is the pinnacle of aviation technology. It’s an incredibly safe and easy-to-fly aircraft, and the advancements in comfort, technology, and safety are unsurpassed. We’re excited about serving the aviation community with this new SR20 and our partnership with Cirrus Aircraft.”

The 2018 Cirrus SR20 G6 will be added to the Performance Aircraft fleet in early May and will include Garmin® Perspective+™ avionics and the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS). Suitable for pilots with varying experience and skill levels, the aircraft can cruise up to 155 KTAS and also includes factory air conditioning, along with many additional upgrades. Learn more about training and rental opportunities available at Performance Aircraft here.

About Performance Aircraft

Performance Aircraft is one of the most successful flight training centers in the Midwest, with an exemplary safety record and pilot license completion rates that are more than twice the national average. With a fleet of modern Cirrus and Cessna aircraft and a team of full time flight instructors, customers can earn their Private Pilot, Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot, and Certified Flight Instructor ratings. Performance Aircraft also offers the Performance Pilot Club, which is open to both current pilots and those working on a pilot certificate. Additionally, the company has great expertise in piston and turbine aircraft sales and acquisitions, completing 50 to 60 aircraft transactions annually. Visit Performance Aircraft’s website at or contact their team at 402.475.8400 to learn more.

About Cirrus Aircraft

Cirrus Aircraft is a recognized leader in general aviation. Its all-composite line of personal aircraft – the SR20, SR22 and the turbocharged SR22T – incorporate innovative and advanced performance, electronic and safety technologies, including Cirrus Perspective™ by Garmin® avionics and the unique Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®). To date, total time on the worldwide Cirrus Aircraft SR-series fleet surpassed seven million flight hours with 156 people returned to their families as a direct result of CAPS being a standard safety feature on all Cirrus aircraft. The Cirrus Vision Jet, with over 600 production positions reserved, provides a new personal and regional business transportation solution: The Personal Jet. The Vision Center campus in Knoxville, TN is the flagship location for all Cirrus Aircraft Customer Experience activities including sales, delivery, training, maintenance, support, personalization, fixed base operations and more. All Cirrus aircraft are made in the U.S. with a direct sales force in North America and authorized sales agents covering export markets in 60 countries around the world.

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