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  • Sporty’s Customers Have Spoken: 2016 Gear of the Year Winners

    Sporty’s Customers Have Spoken: 2016 Gear of the Year Winners

    In a totally unscientific poll, Sporty’s asked its customers to provide their opinions on a variety of questions on products introduced or in use in 2016. Somewhat surprisingly, when it comes to naming the most interesting new product of 2016, the winner is Garmin’s G5 – which is driving down the cost of panel upgrades while driving up the reliability of panel-mounted equipment. Another Garmin product, the D2 Bravo Titanium, ranked second while the Sirius XM Aviation Receiver SXAR1 came in third.

     
  • Make Preflight Easy with this Handy Device

    Make Preflight Easy with this Handy Device

    The GoCheck Preflight Multi-toolTM combines multiple preflight tools in one compact unit. In all, the GoCheck Multi-tool includes a fuel tester with strainer, a stall horn tester, dipstick wiper, red/white flashlight, Phillips/flathead screwdriver and a checklist reminder card.

     
  • Show your Passion for Aviation with Sporty’s Keychain

    Show your Passion for Aviation with Sporty’s Keychain

    The keychain that holds your airplane’s keys should be as beautiful as your airplane. Sporty’s offers a customized keychain which may also be used as a zipper pull, luggage tag or a keychain for your car.

     
  • Sporty’s Introduces Flight Gear High Performance

    Sporty’s Introduces Flight Gear High Performance

    Sporty’s Flight Gear was first introduced 25 years ago to offer pilots reliable flight bags with aviation-specific features, all at affordable prices. Since then, hundreds of thousands of pilots have chosen Flight Gear to protect and organize important aviation gear, but the line has constantly evolved to keep up with changing technology and pilot preferences. The latest evolution is a completely redesigned selection of flight bags and kneeboards: Flight Gear High Performance (Flight Gear HP).

     
  • Sporty’s Continues its Christmas Tradition

    Sporty’s Continues its Christmas Tradition

    Sporty’s Crystal Christmas Ornament is an annual tradition for pilots, flight schools, FBOs, and aviation enthusiasts. This year’s ornament, the 32nd in the series, features the iconic Cessna 140. Created from crystal, the Cessna 140 is etched on the ornament along with “Christmas 2016.”

     
  • Hal Shevers Awarded “Difference Maker” from Cincinnati Business Aviation Symposium

    Hal Shevers Awarded “Difference Maker” from Cincinnati Business Aviation Symposium

    On September 29, 2016, the Cincinnati Business Aviation Symposium (CBAS) bestowed its inaugural “Difference Maker” award on Sporty’s Founder and Chairman Hal Shevers. Calling Hal “the obvious choice,” the award was presented to recognize the many contributions Hal has made to significantly improve the aviation industry.

     
  • Pilot Wings Watch Perfect for Pilots

    Pilot Wings Watch Perfect for Pilots

    Tracking current time and zulu time is an important feature in a pilot’s watch, and this custom Timex® watch combines that feature with a rugged, look and feel. The watch’s analog and digital options can handle any two time zones.

     
  • Sporty’s Ushers in Autumn Flying Season with Lots of Activity

    Sporty’s Ushers in Autumn Flying Season with Lots of Activity

    Summer may be waning, but Sporty’s is keeping pilots active – locally and internationally – with five separate events at Clermont County Airport.

     
  • Sporty’s Flying with ForeFlight Updated for ForeFlight 8

    Sporty’s Flying with ForeFlight Updated for ForeFlight 8

    Flying with ForeFlight enables pilots to stay proficient with their favorite electronic flight bag app. Now this course has been updated to include changes effective with ForeFlight 8.

     
  • Sporty’s Partners with Unmanned Safety Institute to Provide UAS Training

    Sporty’s Partners with Unmanned Safety Institute to Provide UAS Training

    Sporty’s and the Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) offer two online courses which provide comprehensive training for individuals involved in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). USI is the world’s leading provider of safety education and training services for UAS, with years of experience both as pilots, as operators, and as educators.