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  • Sporty’s Introduces Air Scan® Radio with Bluetooth

    Sporty’s Introduces Air Scan® Radio with Bluetooth

    Sporty’s all-new Air Scan radio/scanner can easily pair to a smartphone or iPad for playing music from your favorite app while Aviation Interrupt™ alerts you to any aviation transmissions on your preferred frequencies. Perfect for your home office, the desk at your FBO, or your workbench in the hangar, the Air Scan is an easy way to monitor aviation traffic while still listening to your favorite music or sports.

     
  • Sporty’s Chooses Mooney for its 2017 Christmas Ornament

    Sporty’s Chooses Mooney for its 2017 Christmas Ornament

    Sporty’s Crystal Christmas Ornament continues as a Christmas tradition for pilots, flight schools, FBOs, and aviation enthusiasts. This year’s ornament, the 33rd in the series, features the Mooney M20. Created from crystal, the M20 is etched on the ornament along with “Christmas 2017.”

     
  • Richard Collins Celebrates 70 Years of Writing about Airplanes

    Richard Collins Celebrates 70 Years of Writing about Airplanes

    The first article that Richard Collins wrote about an airplane appeared in the November 1947 issue of Air Facts. It is a pilot report about flying an Ercoupe (NC95464) out of Glens Falls, New York, accompanied by his father and Air Facts’ founder Leighton Collins.

     
  • Sporty’s Releases 2018 Learn to Fly Course

    Sporty’s Releases 2018 Learn to Fly Course

    Today Sporty’s released the 2018 version of its award-winning Learn to Fly Course. With thousands of active students using its training products, Sporty’s fielded input from those pilots to incorporate enhancements into this course to make it the best ever.

     
  • So Many Headsets; Such a Tough Decision

    So Many Headsets; Such a Tough Decision

    The right headset can make a difference as to enjoying a flight or suffering through communications problems, complete with headache. Since no single headset is the best for every pilot, Sporty’s has developed a Headset Buyer’s Guide to walk a pilot through the purchase process. The pilot is asked which factors and features of a headset are important to him and then the Headset Buyer’s Guide suggests several choices which can then be viewed and compared side by side.

     
  • Sporty’s Classic Kneeboard: Sometimes Old School Is Best

    Sporty’s Classic Kneeboard: Sometimes Old School Is Best

    As one of the longest offered products at Sporty’s, the Classic Kneeboard continues to be a favorite among pilots. Its simple design withstands decades of use.

     
  • Sporty’s and Bose Celebrate 17-Year Partnership

    Sporty’s and Bose Celebrate 17-Year Partnership

    Sporty’s relationship with Bose was recently recognized by their presenting Sporty’s with its 2017 Summit Club award. The award was given “in recognition of outstanding sales performance and partnership.”

     
  • Sporty’s Celebrates One Year of Precision Approach Insurance

    Sporty’s Celebrates One Year of Precision Approach Insurance

    Aviation insurance purchased through Sporty’s is now entering its second year of providing affordable, customer-centric insurance for general aviation pilots and owners. Underwritten by Global Aerospace and offered through The Loomis Company as the agent, Precision Approach Insurance makes insurance easier to purchase with fast, automated online quotes on a mobile-friendly website. In many cases, pilots can do more than just get quotes – they can purchase coverage on the spot and immediately receive their policy by email, saving time and frustration.

     
  • Dipstick Removal Tool Available from Sporty’s

    Dipstick Removal Tool Available from Sporty’s

    No more chanting ”righty-tighty, lefty-loosey” High school-aged entrepreneurs invented this Dipstick Removal Tool as part of a class project. Its […]

     
  • Sporty’s Sweepstakes Cub Could Be at a Fly-In Near You

    Sporty’s Sweepstakes Cub Could Be at a Fly-In Near You

    Sporty’s 2017 Legend Cub Sweepstakes winner, Doug Marchant, fell in love with aviation as a young child and now he has a new airplane to help share his passion. Since winning the airplane in May, Doug and the Legend Cub have been frequent visitors to fly-ins and other aviation events.