Price and Operating Costs
A new Cirrus Vision SF50 has a list price of $2500000. Based on 400 flight hours per year the Cirrus Vision SF50’s total annual variable costs are $375,529 and total fixed costs are $198,413 for an annual budget of $573,942. Which gives the Cirrus Vision SF50 an hourly cost of $1,435 per hour.
Specifications and Performance
The Cirrus Vision SF50 has a 1 person crew and can carry up to 3 passengers. The Cirrus Vision SF50 has a seats full range of 750nm and a maximum cruise speed of 309 kts. The Cirrus Vision SF50 has a normal cruise speed of 279 kts and a long-range cruise of 227 kts. The Cirrus Vision SF50 has a ferry range of 1,183 nm. The Cirrus Vision SF50 has a rate of climb of 1,869 ft/min and a max certified altitude of 28,000 ft. The Cirrus Vision SF50 has a Balanced Field Length (takeoff) of 4415 ft with the following landing field lengths: FAR-91 of 2,921 ft, FAR-135 of 3,651 ft, and FAR-121 of 4,868 ft. The Cirrus Vision SF50 has a cabin width of 5.08 ft, cabin height of 4.07 ft, and a cabin length of 11.48 ft. The Cirrus Vision SF50’s wingspan is 38 ft and the fuselage is 30.75 ft.
The Vision SF50 is Cirrus' first jet-powered aircraft. It is a single-engine, seven-seat, very light jet. It was first shown publicly at the annual Cirrus Migration in 2008 and first flew on July 3, 2008. At 6,000 pounds maximum takeoff gross weight, it is one of the smallest private jet aircraft available.
The Vision SF50 is powered by one Williams FJ-33-5A turbofan engine and the flight deck is run by the Garmin G1000 avionics suite. It also has the same CAPS parachute system found in Cirrus' piston-powered aircraft.