Latest News

  • Sporty’s Launches Cessna 172LITE™ Project

    Sporty’s Launches Cessna 172LITE™ Project

    Sporty’s is acquiring Cessna 172s and equipping them with basic flight instruments along with significant interior and exterior enhancements. The only avionics are a communications radio and a transponder. The 172LITE™ will be used at the Sporty’s Academy flight school and rented for $99 per hour.

     
  • Two New Watches from Wright Brothers Free You from Batteries

    Two New Watches from Wright Brothers Free You from Batteries

    That’s right: these need no battery (and no winding either!) The Citizen Eco-Drive Field Chronograph and the Citizen Eco-Drive Avion […]

     
  • Look like the Pilot You Are in an Authentic Military Flight Jacket

    Look like the Pilot You Are in an Authentic Military Flight Jacket

    Sporty’s 2014 leather jacket collection offers the perfect blend of authentic construction and modern style, hand crafted with a diligent attention to detail. Each jacket, based on original Mil-Specs, includes heavy-duty brass zippers with leather pull tabs, bidirectional knitted cuffs, real satin linings and beautiful glove-tanned leather.

     
  • Whady’a Want for Christmas?

    Whady’a Want for Christmas?

    While the rest of your family receives presents that fill them with delight, don’t be opening the box with a boring sweater or an uninteresting book. Sporty’s knows what pilots want to see when it comes to gifts and have made it easy for friends and families to turn your wish list into reality.

     
  • Stratus 2 Just Keeps Getting Better with ForeFlight version 6.4

    Stratus 2 Just Keeps Getting Better with ForeFlight version 6.4

    Stratus has become the most popular ADS-B receiver in aviation, and one important reason is that its capabilities continue to grow with free updates, much like the ForeFlight app itself. Over the past two years, it has grown from simply a portable ADS-B weather receiver to an in-flight traffic system, backup attitude indicator and now an integrated flight data recorder.

     
  • Sporty’s Introduces New Online Courses

    Sporty’s Introduces New Online Courses

    Two popular Sporty’s training programs, VFR Communications and IFR Communications, have been updated and are now available as online courses.

     
 

Hot Products

  • Sporty’s Offers FAA-Approved ATP Certification Training Program

    Sporty’s Offers FAA-Approved ATP Certification Training Program

    Partners with ABX Airlines in Wilmington, Ohio With the FAA mandate that all pilots seeking an ATP certificate be required […]

     
  • Flight Gear Navigator Bag

    Flight Gear Navigator Bag

    Technology has changed the way we fly, and flight bags need to change too. Gone are the days of carrying heavy chart binders; these have been replaced by iPads, ANR headsets and plenty of charging cords. The all-new Flight Gear collection is designed with these needs in mind, offering just the right amount of storage space in a series of streamlined, modern flight bags.

     
  • Sporty’s SP-400 Handheld NAV/COM Aviation Radio

    Sporty’s SP-400 Handheld NAV/COM Aviation Radio

    The award-winning SP-400 is simply the most powerful portable radio you can buy—like having a complete standby radio stack in your flight bag. The all-in-one radio makes a reliable backup for emergency use, but it’s also perfect for listening to ATIS, getting clearances before engine start or just monitoring local traffic.

     
  • Stratus (second generation)

    Stratus (second generation)

    The all-new Stratus turns your iPad into the ultimate pilot tool, delivering subscription-free weather, ADS-B traffic, GPS position and attitude information – all from a wireless receiver that fits in your pocket.

     
 

Upcoming Events

  • Sporty’s Hot Dog Cookout, Every Saturday

    Sporty’s Hot Dog Cookout, Every Saturday

    Looking for a fun destination for a weekend flight? Put Sporty’s on your list. Every Saturday between noon and 2pm, we grill hot dogs, metts and brats in appreciation of our customers.

     
  • Sun ‘n Fun

    Sun ‘n Fun

    Visit Sporty’s new location at Sun ‘n Fun.  We will be in a large tent outside of Hangar A. Stop […]

     
  • Sporty’s 2015 Fly-in

    Sporty’s 2015 Fly-in

    Sporty’s annual fly-in and open house is scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 10am to 3pm. This event is always fun for any aviation enthusiast, with seminars, exhibitors and Sporty’s famous hot dog cookout.

     
  • EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

    EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

    For one week every summer, Oshkosh, Wisconsin becomes the center of the aviation universe. As usual, Sporty’s will be there, with a large tent right outside hangar B.