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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.

     
  • Cool, New Aviation Art from Sporty’s

    Cool, New Aviation Art from Sporty’s

    Taken by renowned aviation photographer Tyson Rininger, these breathtaking images of classic aircraft and vintage warbirds are printed in the United States on 24-gauge steel. Featuring rounded corners for safe and easy hanging, these signs are weathered by hand for a classic appearance.

     
  • The Sporty’s Foundation Releases its Annual Report

    The Sporty’s Foundation Releases its Annual Report

    The Sporty’s Foundation made bequests totaling $152,500 during 2015 to act on its commitment to attract new market entrants with both pilots and aviation technicians. The Foundation has issued its most recent Annual Report, detailing activities and bequests during 2015. The Annual Report is available online at SportysFoundation.org.

     
  • Sporty’s Partners with Prevailance Aerospace to Supply Unique Flight Training

    Sporty’s Partners with Prevailance Aerospace to Supply Unique Flight Training

    The general aviation expertise of Sporty’s matched with the military aviation expertise of Prevailance Aerospace makes for an unbeatable combination for general aviation pilots looking to hone their skills through a unique, hands-on learning experience.

     
  • 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.