Latest News

  • Successful Launch of Sporty’s 172LITE Program Leads to Sales

    Successful Launch of Sporty’s 172LITE Program Leads to Sales

    Flight schools and flying clubs nationwide have expressed great interest in Sporty’s 172LITE trainer. As a result of this demand from the marketplace, Sporty’s is offering the 172LITE to flight schools and flying clubs as an affordable trainer.

     
  • Pilot Wings Tervis Tumbler – More Than a Coffee Mug

    Pilot Wings Tervis Tumbler – More Than a Coffee Mug

    Sporty’s offers the ultimate travel mug for pilots, including a distinctive pilot wings logo to identify you as an aviation enthusiast. The Tervis® Tumbler keeps your coffee piping hot without burning your hand, and also keeps iced beverages cold without dripping condensation.

     
  • Sporty’s Free Webinars Continue throughout 2015

    Sporty’s Free Webinars Continue throughout 2015

    Enhanced, improved, condensed: Sporty’s has announced its webinar series for 2015 based on pilot-feedback of the most popular topics. Sporty’s webinars are live, multimedia presentations delivered online that are informative, interactive and can be viewed in the comfort of your living room or office. Attendees hear from subject experts and have the opportunity to ask questions.

     
  • Stratus 2 Adds Synthetic Vision With Latest Update

    Stratus 2 Adds Synthetic Vision With Latest Update

    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, integrated flight data recorder and now it also includes synthetic vision.

     
  • Sporty’s 2014 Aviation Trends

    Sporty’s 2014 Aviation Trends

    It’s that time of year again. As 2014 draws to a close, it’s time we take a look back at the year that was and identify trends we’ve seen developing in general aviation. So, for the firth time, here we go.

     
  • 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.

     
 

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.