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  • Sporty’s Converts Vintage Catalog Covers to T-shirts

    Sporty’s Converts Vintage Catalog Covers to T-shirts

    Sporty’s has created t-shirts inspired by three of its most popular catalog covers from the 1970s and 1980s. These vintage t-shirts are modeled after classic catalog covers and offer a glimpse into the airplanes that remain as popular today as they were when they were first manufactured. Each catalog cover was originally hand-drawn by a Sporty’s artist – no Photoshop necessary.

     
  • Sporty’s Launches Breakdown Assistance Program

    Sporty’s Launches Breakdown Assistance Program

    Sporty’s announces its Breakdown Assistance Program for aircraft owners who need mechanical help away from home. In cooperation with Mike Busch’s Savvy Aircraft Maintenance Management, Sporty’s Breakdown Assistance Program is a 24/7 partner for aircraft owners. With just one phone call to a toll-free hotline, an aircraft owner gains immediate access to Savvy’s team of knowledgeable and seasoned A&P/IA mechanics.

     
  • Weather Geek? Sporty’s Has a Personal Weather Station for You

    Weather Geek? Sporty’s Has a Personal Weather Station for You

    The wireless Weather Station from Fody not only measures weather, but it reports and transmits the results in real-time via Bluetooth technology. Viewing personalized weather information has never been so simple.

     
  • Logbooks: Richard Collins Latest Book

    Logbooks: Richard Collins Latest Book

    General aviation icon Richard Collins has released his latest book, Logbooks: Life in Aviation. In Logbooks, Richard uses airplanes as the centerpiece to weave together fascinating stories from his career in aviation and magazine publishing, tracking the evolution of each industry as he lived it.

     
  • Ongoing Enhancements Made to Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course

    Ongoing Enhancements Made to Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course

    Sporty’s has once again improved on its already award-winning Learn to Fly Course with dozens of additions. All-new HD video segments were added for nearly 20 learning topics ranging from taxi tips to steep turns, from runway safety to ground reference maneuvers.

     
  • Come Back to Sporty’s Big Tent at Sun ‘n Fun

    Come Back to Sporty’s Big Tent at Sun ‘n Fun

    Sporty’s big tent will be busy at Sun ‘n Fun in 2016, with Sporty’s Pilot Shop temporarily moved from Batavia to Lakeland for the week. Located north of the main exhibit hangars in outdoor space N100, Sporty’s tent provides a shopping hub with hundreds of products that can be touched and tried. Product experts and Sporty’s pilots will be on hand to give product details and answer any questions. In addition, Sporty’s flight instructors will make themselves available in a Learn to Fly department of the tent to discuss flight training.

     
 

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  • Sporty’s Launches Breakdown Assistance Program

    Sporty’s Launches Breakdown Assistance Program

    Sporty’s announces its Breakdown Assistance Program for aircraft owners who need mechanical help away from home. In cooperation with Mike Busch’s Savvy Aircraft Maintenance Management, Sporty’s Breakdown Assistance Program is a 24/7 partner for aircraft owners. With just one phone call to a toll-free hotline, an aircraft owner gains immediate access to Savvy’s team of knowledgeable and seasoned A&P/IA mechanics.

     
  • Ongoing Enhancements Made to Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course

    Ongoing Enhancements Made to Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course

    Sporty’s has once again improved on its already award-winning Learn to Fly Course with dozens of additions. All-new HD video segments were added for nearly 20 learning topics ranging from taxi tips to steep turns, from runway safety to ground reference maneuvers.

     
  • No Frills iPad Rotating Kneeboards from Sporty’s

    No Frills iPad Rotating Kneeboards from Sporty’s

    Sporty’s iPad Rotating Kneeboards are the smallest, simplest solution for using an iPad in the cockpit. These kneeboards are simply a mounting surface with elastic straps on the corners for securing the iPad.

     
  • Updated Line of Stratus ADS-B Receivers Now Available

    Updated Line of Stratus ADS-B Receivers Now Available

    Appareo, ForeFlight and Sporty’s have introduced a new family of Stratus ADS-B receivers, building on a successful three-year partnership that has lowered the cost of in-flight weather for thousands of pilots.

     
 

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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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 […]