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  • Now’s the Time to Enter the Pilot Your Own Adventure Contest

    Now’s the Time to Enter the Pilot Your Own Adventure Contest

    Flying opens up a world of adventure, whether it’s an epic flight to Alaska or a $100 hamburger run to a nearby airport restaurant. Now Sporty’s and Flight Outfitters want pilots to share their favorite adventure, and get entered to win a grand prize package worth over $400, plus other prizes for weekly winners.

     
  • Winners of Recreational Aviation Foundation/Sporty’s Photo Contest

    Winners of Recreational Aviation Foundation/Sporty’s Photo Contest

    Sporty’s Pilot Shop teamed with the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) to hold a photo contest where the top three winning photos would be displayed on the Sporty’s Pilot Shop September 2018 catalog cover.

     
  • Keep Flying and Charging while Using Your iPad

    Keep Flying and Charging while Using Your iPad

    The all-new Flight Gear Backup Battery for iPad is the pilot’s answer for charging mobile devices on the flight deck. This battery packs 20,000mAh, but its slim shape will fit in any flight bag. Two 3 amp USB ports deliver enough power to charge multiple iPads at the same time while those iPads are being used by the pilots.

     
  • Sporty’s now a Training Content Partner with Flight Schedule Pro

    Sporty’s now a Training Content Partner with Flight Schedule Pro

    Pilots can now take full advantage of Sporty’s flight training syllabi in the Flight Schedule Pro (FSP) system – a leading flight school management platform. Both instructors and students can track flight training progress and maintain records electronically after choosing “Sporty’s” within FSP’s student training module.

     
  • Sporty’s Awards First Flight Crew Scholarship

    Sporty’s Awards First Flight Crew Scholarship

    David Ross of Afton, Tennessee, is the first recipient of a $2,500 scholarship awarded through his membership in the Sporty’s Flight Crew program. Dave plans to put this money toward an instrument rating.

     
  • Sporty’s Launches Stratus 3

    Sporty’s Launches Stratus 3

    Today Sporty’s introduced Stratus 3, the latest generation of aviation’s best selling and most trusted weather receiver. Over the last six years, pilots have logged millions of hours with Stratus in everything from antique taildraggers to military fighter jets, using it to make smarter in-flight decisions. The new model includes popular features like subscription-free weather, dual band ADS-B traffic, GPS, and backup attitude information, plus additional app options and a new low price.

     
  • Sporty’s Has Three Locations at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

    Sporty’s Has Three Locations at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

    Sporty’s presence at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh has increased again for 2018. Sporty’s tent is bigger than last year and will provide a unique and interactive Oshkosh shopping experience for attendees. Located outside Hangar B in Outdoor Space #260, Sporty’s will set up its Oshkosh retail store chock full of products to see and try and buy.

     
  • Aircraft Transition Courses Added to Sporty’s Pilot Training App

    Aircraft Transition Courses Added to Sporty’s Pilot Training App

    When Sporty’s released its enhanced Pilot Training app last year, it was designed to keep all training courses organized in one location with room to grow. Now Sporty’s has added new aircraft transition courses to this app so that transitioning to gliders, helicopters, multiengine airplanes and seaplanes are now included.

     
  • Turn Your Favorite Sectional Chart into Fun Items

    Turn Your Favorite Sectional Chart into Fun Items

    Most pilots have a favorite sectional chart that brings back good memories of times gone by or wonderful flying adventures. Now Sporty’s Wright Bros. Collection can turn a pilot’s favorite sectional into a variety of useful and stylish products.

     
  • Sporty’s Exclusively Carries New flyGIRL Line of Products

    Sporty’s Exclusively Carries New flyGIRL Line of Products

    Sporty’s Pilot Shop has added the flyGIRL line of products to its offerings. This all-new line includes tote bags, sport caps, and an array of t-shirts and polo shirts. But flyGIRL is not just for women: flyGIRL offers men’s polos as well for those men who want to show their support of women aviators.