Cirrus Aircraft is seeing some encouraging signs in sales activities and interest from sales prospects both in the U.S. and around the world, the Duluth, Minn.-based planemaker said recently.
Cirrus is increasing its production rate to six airplanes a week, it told employees. That follows six months of significantly reduced production rates that averaged three to four per week.
“Clearly, this is an upward move and is indicative of a stronger bias toward growth in aircraft orders,” the company said.
So far, however, it won’t translate into increases in its work force.
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Cirrus builds the SR 20 and SR 22 single-engine aircraft.