FrontRunners: Air Lift

Owners of Cirrus SR20, SR22, and Turbo models can now upgrade their aircraft with the new Cirrus X-Edition package (www.cirrusaircraft.com). The option includes several enhancements, such as new paint schemes, carbon-fiber and machine-finished aluminum accents for the instrument panel, and Alcantara seats for passengers. New buyers can acquire a fully loaded X-Edition SR22 GTS for $655,825, or about $111,000 more than the base version of the plane.

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A team of aviation veterans seeks to build the world’s smallest fixed-wing VTOL aircraft…
The articulating Aïana Wave chairs and adaptable spaces make the Astral interior ideal for long...
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The design concept incorporates technology found on Mercedes-Benz automobiles…
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The company’s design could reduce the flight time between Washington, D.C., and Paris by 3 hours…