Sporty’s Awards Pilot Training+ Scholarship

The grandchild of an Air Force veteran, Matt Everett grew up with aviation in his genes. His appreciation for aviation was fostered by visiting airports with his grandmother as a child and watching airplanes in the shadows of the runway 23 arrivals at the McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, TN.
September 14, 2023/by sportyspress

More than a Kneeboard

As part of its extensive line of kneeboards to satisfy any pilot’s particular requirements, Sporty’s offers a new Metal Bi-Fold Lap Desk. This rugged organizer features two 9” x 8” panels that fold flat to provide a sturdy surface for charts, notepads, checklists, or even electronic devices.
August 15, 2023/by sportyspress

Sporty’s Introduces the L6 Handheld COM Radio

The all-new patented L6 is a low-cost backup radio, and the only handheld aviation radio that can be connected to a LEMO headset without using a special adapter. The simplicity of the L6 makes it a pilot favorite: just turn it on, type in a frequency, and plug in your headset.
June 26, 2023/by sportyspress

Limited Edition Cirrus SR22 Die-Cast Model Now Available

The die-cast Cirrus SR22 model is a replica of an SR22 based at Sporty's/Clermont county airport and the only 1:72 scale Cirrus SR22 ever made available.
June 9, 2023/by sportyspress

Sporty’s Introduces 2023 Edition of Flight Instructor Refresher Course

Sporty’s has overhauled its online Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC) for 2023, with new lessons on hot topics in flight training, an all-new user interface for immersive learning, and helpful tools for flight instructors. As always, Sporty’s FIRC is completely free for all active flight instructors and educators.
June 2, 2023/by sportyspress

Carbon Monoxide Monitor Made for the Cockpit Gets Updated

Carbon monoxide is a serious threat to general aviation pilots, but regular household monitors don’t make the cut. The TOCSIN 4 Cockpit Monitor, is an advanced single gas detector specifically designed for the cockpit. It combines a rugged impact, dust, and water resistant (IP-67) design with advanced sensor resolution and customizable options.
May 19, 2023/by sportyspress

Sporty’s Awards Pilot Training+ Scholarship

The daughter of a former Air Force and FedEx pilot, Kayla Collins has always been fascinated with the world of aviation. After graduating college, she worked as a flight attendant, which provided her an even deeper appreciation for the critical role the aviation system serves in the global economy.
May 9, 2023/by sportyspress

Learn to Fly Month Kicks Off at Sporty’s

May is Learn to Fly Month at Sporty’s, a 31-day celebration of flight training designed to help new pilots achieve their aviation goals. In addition to savings on popular pilot gear, Sporty’s will launch a new YouTube video series, host a number of interactive webinars, post over two dozen articles, and even pay for 20 FAA knowledge tests.
May 1, 2023/by sportyspress

New Flight Gear iPad Kneeboard Features Rotating Surface

Sporty’s Flight Gear iPad Slimline Rotating Kneeboard is the smallest, simplest solution for using an iPad in the cockpit. No bells and whistles, just a simple mounting surface holding an iPad.
April 19, 2023/by sportyspress

Air Facts Announces Winners of 2023 Richard Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots

Harry Karmel, a 22-year old university student and private pilot from the United Kingdom, is the winner of the fifth annual Richard L. Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots.
April 5, 2023/by rhoskins

Limited Edition Piper J-3 Cub Die-Cast Model Now Available

Sporty’s die-cast Cub model is a reminder for many pilots of their student pilot days. For others, the Cub is simply a well-loved aircraft model.
February 23, 2023/by sportyspress
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