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  • Sporty’s and Bose Celebrate 17-Year Partnership

    Sporty’s and Bose Celebrate 17-Year Partnership

    Sporty’s relationship with Bose was recently recognized by their presenting Sporty’s with its 2017 Summit Club award. The award was given “in recognition of outstanding sales performance and partnership.”

     
  • Sporty’s Celebrates One Year of Precision Approach Insurance

    Sporty’s Celebrates One Year of Precision Approach Insurance

    Aviation insurance purchased through Sporty’s is now entering its second year of providing affordable, customer-centric insurance for general aviation pilots and owners. Underwritten by Global Aerospace and offered through The Loomis Company as the agent, Precision Approach Insurance makes insurance easier to purchase with fast, automated online quotes on a mobile-friendly website. In many cases, pilots can do more than just get quotes – they can purchase coverage on the spot and immediately receive their policy by email, saving time and frustration.

     
  • Dipstick Removal Tool Available from Sporty’s

    Dipstick Removal Tool Available from Sporty’s

    No more chanting ”righty-tighty, lefty-loosey” High school-aged entrepreneurs invented this Dipstick Removal Tool as part of a class project. Its […]

     
  • Sporty’s Sweepstakes Cub Could Be at a Fly-In Near You

    Sporty’s Sweepstakes Cub Could Be at a Fly-In Near You

    Sporty’s 2017 Legend Cub Sweepstakes winner, Doug Marchant, fell in love with aviation as a young child and now he has a new airplane to help share his passion. Since winning the airplane in May, Doug and the Legend Cub have been frequent visitors to fly-ins and other aviation events.

     
  • Busy Month, Busy Summer at Sporty’s Academy

    Busy Month, Busy Summer at Sporty’s Academy

    Sporty’s Academy has already had 30 flight students pass checkrides during the month of August, making for a busy school, busy airport and busy flight instructors. With the university school year about to begin, enrollment in the University of Cincinnati’s Professional Pilot program continues to be strong as well.

     
  • Sporty’s Drone Study Buddy App Now Available for Android

    Sporty’s Drone Study Buddy App Now Available for Android

    As the drone community continues to expand, Sporty’s latest Study Buddy App is now available for Android devices. Future UAS pilots will have their studying made easier with this useful app for the Remote Pilot test.

     
  • Sporty’s Vision Jet Auction Raises Over $687,000 for Charity

    Sporty’s Vision Jet Auction Raises Over $687,000 for Charity

    With a winning bid of $2,615,000, an anonymous, pre-qualified bidder won the auction, clinched the deal and will soon be […]

     
  • Hal Shevers Honored with Boy Scouts’ Silver Beaver Award

    Hal Shevers Honored with Boy Scouts’ Silver Beaver Award

    Sporty’s Founder and Chairman Hal Shevers has been awarded the Silver Beaver Award by the Dan Beard Council Boy Scouts of America. This award, given to those who do not seek it, honors an individual who implements Scouting programs and performs community service through hard work, self-sacrifice, dedication and many years of service. The Silver Beaver is the highest award that can be given at the Council level.

     
  • Ready, Set, Shop… All Week long at Sporty’s Tent at EAA AirVenture

    Ready, Set, Shop… All Week long at Sporty’s Tent at EAA AirVenture

    Batavia moves to Oshkosh for EAA AirVenture week when Sporty’s Pilot Shop sets up business in its traditional 1600-foot tent outside Hangar B in Outdoor Space #260. This year, Sporty’s presence will be augmented with an indoor booth, devoted to Stratus, located across from ForeFlight in Hangar C, Booth #3147.

     
  • Don’t Panic When Your Device Reads 5% Power Remaining

    Don’t Panic When Your Device Reads 5% Power Remaining

    Modern cockpits are filled with portable avionics, and keeping these devices charged is essential for safe operations. iPads, smartphones, tablets, GPS units, ADS-B receivers and, XM Weather receivers all need power to do their job.