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Cirrus Aircraft CEO Lecture May 21

Date: 
05/09/2014

Aircraft entrepreneur talks about success in business

SEATTLE, May 9, 2014--Cirrus Aircraft CEO Dale Klapmeier will discuss how Cirrus Aircraft has become one of the most successful aircraft manufacturers in the world, and how Cirrus Aircraft strategies can relate to other small businesses facing similar challenges. The presentation is at 6 p.m. and admission is free. Space is limited. Please RSVP to amy@rainierflight.com.

Cirrus Aircraft
Cirrus Aircraft began in a Baraboo, Wis. barn in 1984 where Alan and Dale Klapmeier designed and built the first Cirrus. Nineteen years later, the Cirrus SR22 became the best-selling single-engine piston aircraft in the world by pioneering the latest technological advances in manufacturing and safety. Today, Cirrus Aircraft owns the largest market share in the industry producing advanced general aviation aircraft, and the only aircraft certified with a whole airframe parachute as a standard feature, which to date has saved 86 lives.
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The independent, non-profit Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, attracting more than 500,000 visitors annually. The Museum's collection includes more than 160 historically significant air- and spacecraft, the original manufacturing facility of The Boeing Co., and the world's only full-scale NASA Space Shuttle Trainer. The Museum's aviation and space library and archives are the largest on the West Coast. More than 100,000 individuals are served annually by the Museum's on-site and outreach educational programs. The Museum of Flight is accredited by the American Association of Museums, and is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.

The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $19 for adults, $16 for seniors 65 and older, $16 for active military, $11 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. McCormick & Schmick's Wings Café is on site. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org

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