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  • Sporty’s Focuses on iPad Flying, Stratus at NBAA

    Sporty’s Focuses on iPad Flying, Stratus at NBAA

    Visitors to Sporty’s booth at NBAA next week won’t be buying headsets or GPSs, but they will learn how Sporty’s can help them efficiently gain approval to use iPads in the cockpit. Dozens of corporate flight departments have relied on Sporty’s Easy Approval program for Part 91F and Part 135 operators.

     
  • Sporty’s Updates Android Pilot Training Apps

    Sporty’s Updates Android Pilot Training Apps

    Sporty’s E6B for Android: This app features the formulas from Sporty’s popular handheld electronic E6B with the convenience of a mobile app. Offers 23 aviation calculations, 18 conversions, time zone tracking and a timer. This version adds a new, modern interface designed specifically for the latest release of the Android operating system. It also improves the layout for tablets, ensuring that all features are visible and accessible in both portrait and landscape orientations.

     
  • Sporty’s Selects Beaver for 2014 Christmas Ornament

    Sporty’s Selects Beaver for 2014 Christmas Ornament

    Sporty’s® Crystal Christmas Ornament is an annual tradition for pilots, flight schools, FBOs, and aviation enthusiasts. This year’s ornament, the company’s 30th, features a classic: the Beaver on floats.

     
  • Sporty’s Offers FAA-Approved ATP Certification Training Program

    Sporty’s Offers FAA-Approved ATP Certification Training Program

    With the FAA mandate that all pilots seeking an ATP certificate be required to complete an FAA-approved ATP Certification Training Program (ATP-CTP) prior to taking the ATP Knowledge test, Sporty’s has partnered with ABX Airlines in Wilmington, Ohio to offer this training.

     
  • Plain or Fancy: Sporty’s Has the iPad Kneeboard for You

    Plain or Fancy: Sporty’s Has the iPad Kneeboard for You

    With iPads a regular feature of many cockpits, Sporty’s offers a selection of kneeboards for efficient use of all iPad models. Many of these designs are updated based on pilot feedback, with smaller sizes and more flexible organization options.

     
  • Pilot Sunglasses Made for Flying

    Pilot Sunglasses Made for Flying

    Sporty’s offers the new Pilot Wings Sunglasses, featuring non-polarized lenses designed to enhance the environment around you while in flight. Made by Eagle Eyes®, the lens technology that goes into these sunglasses has been used by NASA’s space program for its superior benefits to vision quality and eye health.

     
  • Sporty’s Brings Iridium GO!™ to General Aviation

    Sporty’s Brings Iridium GO!™ to General Aviation

    Now pilots can stay connected to their mobile devices no matter where they are with Iridium GO!TM, the world’s first truly global mobile satellite hotspot. Iridium GO! provides service when devices are out of range of cellular networks.

     
  • Bring Your Learning to Fly Questions with You to AirVenture

    Bring Your Learning to Fly Questions with You to AirVenture

    It’s easy for non-pilots to be intimidated hanging out with their certificated buddies. At EAA AirVenture, with pilots who have flown everything with wings and logged thousands of hours, asking a basic question about learning to fly can be difficult. Sporty’s CFIs are making themselves available daily starting at 11:00 a.m. during AirVenture for “office hours” at the Sporty’s Tent to answer any question about learning to fly, choosing a flight school and making that first step toward becoming a licensed pilot.

     
  • AirVenture Gets Bigger; So Does Sporty’s

    AirVenture Gets Bigger; So Does Sporty’s

    Sporty’s will provide a shopping experience for showgoers who enter Sporty’s big tent. Even larger than last year, Sporty’s will show pilots what’s new and what they need now in a 16,000-square foot display.

     
  • Sporty’s Airspace Review Now an Online Course

    Sporty’s Airspace Review Now an Online Course

    Sporty’s Airspace Review has been updated and is now delivered as an online course which includes more than 30 minutes of all-new HD video with 3-D graphics and animations.