Duluth-based Cirrus is getting plenty of attention today because the idea of a personal jet is finally getting off the ground. Years behind schedule, the first produced model of of Cirrus’ VLJ (very light jet) has made its maiden flight, the Duluth News Tribune says. Read more →
The city of Duluth and the airplane manufacturer Cirrus may be on a collision course that could have one of the few northern Minnesota success stories looking elsewhere.
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Cirrus, deservedly, is getting all of the credit for a happy ending in the sky yesterday, but BRS Aerospace, a company at South St. Paul’s Fleming Field deserves a healthy share of it. They make the parachute system that saved a pilot’s life. Read more →
Duluth-based Cirrus Aircraft is one of the state’s success stories, especially considering its location. So why are they building a new $15 million facility in Tennessee? Read more →
While we’re consumed — yet again — on whether the public should be footing part of the bill for pro sports stadiums, don’t overlook what’s happening in Duluth, where Cirrus Design, an aircraft manufacturer, is waiting on a public financing package of its own.
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