Cirrus Design Co-Founder Dale Klapmeier Shares the Secrets of (Coping with) Success

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Last month, AVweb's Meredith Saini sat down with Cirrus Design co-founder Dale Klapmeier at the company's Duluth, Minnesota customer lounge to discuss the Cirrus strategy toward recruitment and sales. This week, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association released its annual aircraft shipment report, which showed that Cirrus delivered more of its SR20 and SR22 single-engine piston aircraft in 2007 than Cessna did of its comparable four-place Skyhawk and Skylane models. Listen to find out how Cirrus is managing its success and dealing with the pressure to perform.