The Cirrus SR-22 is a single-engine low-wing composite aircraft operating under an Experimental Airworthiness Certificate. It is capable of carrying two passengers with a flight crew of two. The SR-22 is powered by a Continental IO-550-N six cylinder engine producing 310 HP at sea level. The Cirrus has a maximum takeoff weight of 3,400 lbs. The SR-22s are Technologically Advanced Aircraft (TAA) with modern avionics, GPS and glass panel displays. NTPS operates the SR-22s throughout Systems, Performance and Flying Qualities flight test instruction.