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  • Call for Entries: The Richard Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots

    Call for Entries: The Richard Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots

    The Richard Collins family has partnered with Sporty’s to offer The Richard Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots. To qualify, the writer must be a pilot (including student pilot) who is 24 years of age or younger. The article must be original, not previously published, and no longer than 1500 words. The topic may reflect any aspect of general aviation flying.

     
  • Sporty’s Releases 2019 Learn to Fly and Instrument Rating Courses

    Sporty’s Releases 2019 Learn to Fly and Instrument Rating Courses

    Sporty’s has released the 2019 editions of its Learn to Fly and Instrument Rating courses. Even with the significant enhancements, the prices for both courses remain the same and pilots who have purchased previous years’ courses automatically gain access to the 2019 edition free of charge.

     
  • Winter’s Coming: Stay Warm with Flight Outfitters’ Bush Pilot Jacket

    Winter’s Coming: Stay Warm with Flight Outfitters’ Bush Pilot Jacket

    Designed specifically with pilots in mind, Flight Outfitters’ Bush Pilot Jacket is essential equipment as its rugged exterior blocks out wind and rain, and can stand up to almost any abuse. Equally as comfortable as it is tough, the Bush Pilot Jacket has a quilted body lining and Sherpa accents for warmth.

     
  • Sporty’s Pilot Shop Now Official Store for Women in Aviation International

    Sporty’s Pilot Shop Now Official Store for Women in Aviation International

    Sporty’s Pilot Shop will now manage all online sales for Women in Aviation merchandise including consulting on the selection of products offered and fulfilling the orders. Items include a wide range of wearables with the WAI logo from jackets to golf shirts and t-shirts. A variety of flight bags is also available.

     
  • Flight Gear Quick Case Now Available

    Flight Gear Quick Case Now Available

    Sporty’s newest offering in its Flight Gear line of bags is the Quick Case, the ideal bag for a short flight where you need just the minimum of items in your flight bag.

     
  • It’s a Warbird Christmas at Sporty’s

    It’s a Warbird Christmas at Sporty’s

    Sporty’s annual Crystal Christmas Ornament for 2018 features the T-6 Texan, a single-engine advanced trainer that was flown by dozens of air forces worldwide from World War II through the 1970s. Today the T-6 remains in the spotlight as an air racer and an airshow performer.

     
  • 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.