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  • Be Your Own Best Flight Instructor with Sporty’s IPC and Flight Review Apps

    Be Your Own Best Flight Instructor with Sporty’s IPC and Flight Review Apps

    With the one-two punch of Sporty’s apps, you will have no worries when it comes to your next flight review. Using a visual menu system, the Instrument Proficiency Check app is divided into six subject areas and 27 individual video segments. Based on Sporty’s award-winning Instrument Rating Course, the IPC app contains more than 160 minutes of engaging 3D animations and in-flight video.

     
  • Inside or Outside Your Airplane: Lights, Camera, Action!

    Inside or Outside Your Airplane: Lights, Camera, Action!

    Sporty’s offers solutions for three shortcomings encountered when shooting video with a GoPro from an airplane: propeller distortion, the inability to connect to an aviation headset, and mounting systems that don’t work in flight. With two new GoPro Kits, pilots can create high quality video both inside the airplane and outside the airplane.

     
  • 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.