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  • Sporty’s Welcomes You on May 16, 2015

    Sporty’s Welcomes You on May 16, 2015

    Sporty’s Annual Fly In will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015, where the welcome mat will be prominent for both local and transient pilots. Exhibits, seminars and display aircraft are all part of this annual event.

     
  • Be Your Own Best Flight Instructor with Sporty’s IPC and Flight Review Apps

    Be Your Own Best Flight Instructor with Sporty’s IPC and Flight Review Apps

    With the one-two punch of Sporty’s apps, you will have no worries when it comes to your next flight review. Using a visual menu system, the Instrument Proficiency Check app is divided into six subject areas and 27 individual video segments. Based on Sporty’s award-winning Instrument Rating Course, the IPC app contains more than 160 minutes of engaging 3D animations and in-flight video.

     
  • Inside or Outside Your Airplane: Lights, Camera, Action!

    Inside or Outside Your Airplane: Lights, Camera, Action!

    Sporty’s offers solutions for three shortcomings encountered when shooting video with a GoPro from an airplane: propeller distortion, the inability to connect to an aviation headset, and mounting systems that don’t work in flight. With two new GoPro Kits, pilots can create high quality video both inside the airplane and outside the airplane.

     
  • Sporty’s Big Tent Will be Big Fun at Sun ‘n Fun

    Sporty’s Big Tent Will be Big Fun at Sun ‘n Fun

    Sporty’s expanded presence at Sun ‘n Fun continues in 2015, with its exhibit space located in outdoor space N100 in the area north of the main exhibit hangars. Sporty’s tent provides a shopping atmosphere with hundreds of products that can be touched and tried.

     
  • Sporty’s Offers Additional ATP-CTP Training from ABX Air

    Sporty’s Offers Additional ATP-CTP Training from ABX Air

    Since the launch in October, 2014 of one of the first FAA-approved Airline Transport Pilot Certified Training Programs (ATP-CTP), classes have been filling up quickly. Given the increased demand, additional capacity for this specialized training has been added for 2015.

     
  • The Sporty’s Foundation Issues 2014 Annual Report

    The Sporty’s Foundation Issues 2014 Annual Report

    Philanthropy continued with The Sporty’s Foundation during 2014 with its commitment to attract new market entrants with both pilots and technicians. The Foundation has issued its most recent Annual Report, detailing activities and bequests during 2014. The Annual Report is available online at SportysFoundation.org.

     
 

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.