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  • 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.

     
  • Sporty’s Wright Bros. Collection Launches Annual Christmas Ornament

    Sporty’s Wright Bros. Collection Launches Annual Christmas Ornament

    An annual tradition begins this holiday season with the debut of Sporty’s Wright Bros. Christmas ornament. The 2014 ornament is a 70 mm glass ball in royal blue with “a holiday scene featuring a Piper Cub.

     
  • New Smith & Wesson Flashlight Available

    New Smith & Wesson Flashlight Available

    This slim, but powerful, flashlight is the newest addition to Sporty’s line up of Smith & Wesson products. The hands-free design incorporates white and red LEDs all in a slim profile that easily fits in a shirt pocket.

     
  • Sporty’s Focuses on iPad Flying, Stratus at NBAA

    Sporty’s Focuses on iPad Flying, Stratus at NBAA

    Visitors to Sporty’s booth at NBAA next week won’t be buying headsets or GPSs, but they will learn how Sporty’s can help them efficiently gain approval to use iPads in the cockpit. Dozens of corporate flight departments have relied on Sporty’s Easy Approval program for Part 91F and Part 135 operators.

     
  • Sporty’s Updates Android Pilot Training Apps

    Sporty’s Updates Android Pilot Training Apps

    Sporty’s E6B for Android: This app features the formulas from Sporty’s popular handheld electronic E6B with the convenience of a mobile app. Offers 23 aviation calculations, 18 conversions, time zone tracking and a timer. This version adds a new, modern interface designed specifically for the latest release of the Android operating system. It also improves the layout for tablets, ensuring that all features are visible and accessible in both portrait and landscape orientations.