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  • 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.

     
  • Sporty’s Releases New Version of Learn to Fly Course

    Sporty’s Releases New Version of Learn to Fly Course

    Sporty’s continues to deliver unprecedented value and outstanding learning experiences with new content and functionality for its popular Learn to Fly Course. Nearly four hours of new high-definition video content and animations have been added along with improved features for the popular written test prep application.

     
  • New Soaring Handbook Available from Sporty’s

    New Soaring Handbook Available from Sporty’s

    A Soaring Pilot’s Handbook delves deep into the intricacies of learning to fly a glider while maintaining an easy-to-read style. The book includes nearly 200 pictures and diagrams to help explain the important concepts. Color images abound in the ebook format while the coil bound handbook includes crisp black & white images along with a color appendix showing cloud formations important to soaring.

     
  • 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.