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May is Learn to Fly Month at Sporty’s

May is Learn to Fly Month at Sporty’s, a celebration of learning to fly designed to help new pilots achieve their aviation goals. In addition to offering savings on popular pilot gear and training resources, Sporty’s will be posting inspiring content on its social media channels, presenting webinars, and delivering valuable flight training resources throughout Sporty’s media network sites.

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Sporty’s Announces Retirement of CEO Michael Wolf

Sporty’s announced today that CEO Michael Wolf will retire on January 31, 2025.  Wolf has been a part of the  Sporty’s team for more than 50 years. Sporty’s President, John Zimmerman, will assume the role of CEO upon Michael’s retirement.

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Introducing the Flight Gear Inflatable Neck Pillow

This innovative neck pillow is your essential companion for a more comfortable and enjoyable travel experience. Its built-in air pump provides quick and reliable inflation so that you can enjoy a restful journey anytime, no matter the duration of your trip. 

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Sporty’s Introduces Pilot License Plaques

Sporty’s is proud to announce the launch of its new line of Pilot License Plaques, designed to commemorate the significant milestones achieved by aviators worldwide. These beautifully crafted plaques are a symbol of commitment, skill, and passion for aviation, making them the perfect way to honor pilot achievements.

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Sporty’s Air Facts Announces Winners of the 2024 Richard Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots

Clay Simmons takes first prize; Joseph Cummins is runner-up Clay Simmons, a 22-year old aircraft builder and pilot based in Knoxville, Tennessee, is the winner of the sixth annual Richard L. Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots. His article, “Blister Flight:  Six Pilots and an Angel,” was selected as the entry that best answered this […]

Visit Sporty’s at Sun ‘n Fun 2024

Sporty’s will be located just outside Hangar A on the main ramp, offering new products, interactive demonstrations, and access to product experts, show specials and much more. Customers are encouraged to touch, inspect and ask questions in a casual, relaxed atmosphere.

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Sporty’s is the official merchandise provider for the Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association

Sporty’s is proud to announce that it is now the official provider of merchandise for the Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association (COPA). The newly unveiled merchandise collection features a diverse range of high-quality products, designed to resonate with COPA members and supporters. From stylish apparel to sleek accessories, each item has been meticulously crafted to reflect the spirit and vision of COPA.


Convert your consumer ANR headset for flightdeck use with the NFlight NOMAD

Designed with the needs of modern aviators in mind, the NOMAD microphone attaches to the outside of popular consumer grade ANR headsets, like the Bose QC25, QC35, and QC45 with 3M Dual Lock Circles which allows you to leave your aviation headset behind without compromising safety, clarity or performance.

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Sporty’s introduces new book – Learn to Fly: A Comprehensive Guide to Private Pilot Training

Everything a pilot needs to know for a successful learning experience Sporty’s is thrilled to announce the release of Learn to Fly: A Comprehensive Guide to Private Pilot Training. Filled with honest advice from Sporty’s team of flight instructors, this book is the aspiring pilot’s introduction to the fascinating world of aviation and a step-by-step […]