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Planes fly off in record number for Duluth company

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Duluth-based Cirrus Aircraft is flying high, on pace for a very strong 2013.

The Duluth News Tribune reported that the company announced that it has delivered more aircraft in the first six months of this year than in any similar period since 2008. In the second quarter it delivered 79 planes, representing a 32 percent increase from the same period last year. Cirrus delivered a total of 130 planes during the first half of 2013.

The company expanded its operation in Grand Forks, N.D. earlier this year.

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