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  • Get Organized, Stay Organized in Flight

    Get Organized, Stay Organized in Flight

    Pilots will no longer have to fumble around the cockpit for an ANR control box. Whether it’s a Bose, Lightspeed or David Clark, the control box can be easily placed in this convenient mount, which is custom-designed for each brand of ANR headset.

     
  • Sporty’s Pilot Training App Adds New Test Prep Features, Expands Course Catalog

    Sporty’s Pilot Training App Adds New Test Prep Features, Expands Course Catalog

    Pilots first download the Pilot Training app and then customize it for their individual mission, with 13 courses available for study. The app has recently added hundreds of new knowledge test prep questions for the Private Pilot and Instrument Rating courses, written by Sporty’s team of CFIs with direct links to the FAA reference source for further review.

     
  • Sporty’s Announces Aviation Webinars for 2019

    Sporty’s Announces Aviation Webinars for 2019

    Sporty’s webinars are live, multimedia presentations that are interactive and free for anyone who registers. All webinars are archived so they may be viewed or re-viewed whenever a pilot wants.  

     
  • Sporty’s Awards Flight Crew Scholarship

    Sporty’s Awards Flight Crew Scholarship

    Rene Wilson of Columbia, South Carolina, has been selected to receive the Sporty’s Flight Crew Scholarship.  Rene plans to use the $2,500 scholarship to complete his private pilot training.

     
  • New Year’s Resolution: Understand 100% of My G1000

    New Year’s Resolution: Understand 100% of My G1000

    Sporty’s Garmin G1000 Checkout Course is all new for 2019 and includes more than two hours of in-depth HD video training.  You’ll learn how to use all of the G1000’s pilot-friendly features, starting with an overview of the system and how to preflight the various components. The course builds on the fundamental operating procedures of the G1000 and expands into advanced training topics covering Garmin datalink weather systems, FlightStream, Connext and the G1000 NXi.

     
  • FlyGIRL Expands its Collection

    FlyGIRL Expands its Collection

    The flyGIRL brand encourages girls and women to make their dream of flight real. A portion of every flyGIRL sale supports flyGIRL’s own scholarship fund which awards $5,000 to a woman who is pursuing flight training.

    These new items have been added to the flyGIRL collection for 2019.

     
  • Make Art from Your Airplane

    Make Art from Your Airplane

    If your airplane is your pride and joy, then show off a piece of it in your home, office or hangar. Sporty’s will create a piece of wall art based on the tail number of your airplane. These replica tail number signs are created to match your airplane’s paint scheme and tail number. If you are not an aircraft owner, this sign is a great way to commemorate a flying milestone like your first solo or earning a certificate.

     
  • Don’t Depend on Santa – Buy yourself a Leather Jacket

    Don’t Depend on Santa – Buy yourself a Leather Jacket

    Your pilot persona isn’t complete until you have a pilot’s leather jacket. You’ve earned it; you deserve it – and these two jackets from Sporty’s have earned four stars plus from pilots who own one

     
  • Wright Bros. Propeller Collection Gets a Facelift

    Wright Bros. Propeller Collection Gets a Facelift

    You can always spot a pilot by the old-time propeller hanging in the den. Now Sporty’s Wright Bros. Collection has updated these popular products in time for holiday giving.  The six-foot Classic Wooden Propeller with brass edging is an authentic reproduction of that found on a World War I aircraft. The prop is hand-crafted from solid mahogany with brass-hammered edging around the blades and a detailed brass center hub. The propeller comes with its own hardware to make hanging simple.

     
  • 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.