Cirrus Training Center
Savannah Aviation is Central and South Georgia’s only Certified Cirrus Training Center offering Private, Instrument, Commercial, and Transition Pilot training in the Cirrus SR-20 and SR-22 aircraft. For current Cirrus owners, we also offer recurrent training in your airplane with one of our highly qualified instructors using our standardized training syllabus or your insurance-mandated requirements.
Savannah Aviation offers a variety of continuing education programs designed to help Cirrus pilots maintain currency and recency of experience or expand their knowledge of avionics like what’s available in the SR-20 Perspective Plus.
For pilots who are already certificated and wish to fly Cirrus, Savannah Aviation utilizes factory-designed Transition Training from Cirrus Aircraft. Depending on certification level and prior experience, completion of the appropriate Transition Course will qualify that pilot for flight privileges in Cirrus Aircraft with Savannah Aviation.
The Basic Transition course is designed for VFR only pilots. The course minimum is 6 lessons (one hour of ground school and 5 flights). The average completion time is 8 hours and can vary greatly depending on the experience level.
The Advanced Transition course is designed for pilots who hold an instrument rating. The course includes all the Basic Transition coursework as well as IFR competency tasks. The course minimum is 10 lessons (one hour of ground school and 9 flights). The average completion time is 10 hours and can vary greatly depending on the experience level.
Avionics Differences Transition
The Avionics Differences Transition course is designed for qualified Cirrus pilots who wish to switch from flying one avionics package into the other. Cirrus offers avionics packages from either Avidyne or Garmin. The minimum transition time is 2 hours of flight time plus ground school and home study with a course average of 5 hours.
Airframe and Powerplant Differences Transition
The Airframe and Powerplant Differences Transition course is designed for qualified Cirrus pilots who want to learn to switch between various Cirrus models. The minimum transition time is 2 hours of flight time plus ground school and home study with a course average of 5 hours.