On October 23rd, the delivery ceremony of the first batch of Cirrus SR20 G6 aircraft was held at Sichuan Guanghan Airport. The customer, Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC), received three SR20 G6, which will improve the flight training capabilities of CAFUC.
The delivery is a start of an order for 76 Cirrus SR20 trainers by CAFUC in 2019, which were followed by contracts for spare parts, and modification service.
Also, a market and customer service center was established to improve local customer support capabilities.
CAFUC is a loyal customer of SR20. With the first SR20 introduced in 2012, averaged flight hours per aircraft have accumulated to 6000 leading to an average utilization rate of 1200 hours per year per aircraft.