Sorry Brad, Angelina: Jolie’s Cirrus SR-22 grounded
Dec. 11, 2013, Washington, D.C. - Angelina Jolie has been banned from flying her personal plane. The 38-year-old star's luxurious $360,000 Cirrus SR-22 plane has been grounded by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) after the star failed to renew the aircraft's registration.
December 11, 2013 By The Winnipeg Free Press
According to the New York Post newspaper, the plane's license expired
on June 30 and Angelina's Chivan Productions company – which is listed
as the plane's owner – didn't get the registration renewal application
to the FAA within the required time.
The governing body wrote to the company in September, informing
them their paperwork was submitted too late and as a result, the plane
is said to be without appropriate registration.
Despite not having a valid certificate, the aircraft was
reportedly used for a flight to Montana, in the west of the United
States, in October, although the pilot wasn't noted.
Angelina has used the jet in the past to travel around the world
with her fiancé, Brad Pitt, and their six children, Maddox, 12, Pax,
nine, Zahara, eight, Shiloh, seven, and five-year-old twins Knox and
The luxury airliner is one of the world's fastest single-engine
planes and can travel up to 300 miles per hour. It also has a the
ability to deploy a large parachute to safely land the entire plane.