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  • Sporty’s Launches Stratus 3

    Sporty’s Launches Stratus 3

    Today Sporty’s introduced Stratus 3, the latest generation of aviation’s best selling and most trusted weather receiver. Over the last six years, pilots have logged millions of hours with Stratus in everything from antique taildraggers to military fighter jets, using it to make smarter in-flight decisions. The new model includes popular features like subscription-free weather, dual band ADS-B traffic, GPS, and backup attitude information, plus additional app options and a new low price.

     
  • Sporty’s Has Three Locations at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

    Sporty’s Has Three Locations at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

    Sporty’s presence at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh has increased again for 2018. Sporty’s tent is bigger than last year and will provide a unique and interactive Oshkosh shopping experience for attendees. Located outside Hangar B in Outdoor Space #260, Sporty’s will set up its Oshkosh retail store chock full of products to see and try and buy.

     
  • Aircraft Transition Courses Added to Sporty’s Pilot Training App

    Aircraft Transition Courses Added to Sporty’s Pilot Training App

    When Sporty’s released its enhanced Pilot Training app last year, it was designed to keep all training courses organized in one location with room to grow. Now Sporty’s has added new aircraft transition courses to this app so that transitioning to gliders, helicopters, multiengine airplanes and seaplanes are now included.

     
  • Turn Your Favorite Sectional Chart into Fun Items

    Turn Your Favorite Sectional Chart into Fun Items

    Most pilots have a favorite sectional chart that brings back good memories of times gone by or wonderful flying adventures. Now Sporty’s Wright Bros. Collection can turn a pilot’s favorite sectional into a variety of useful and stylish products.

     
  • Sporty’s Exclusively Carries New flyGIRL Line of Products

    Sporty’s Exclusively Carries New flyGIRL Line of Products

    Sporty’s Pilot Shop has added the flyGIRL line of products to its offerings. This all-new line includes tote bags, sport caps, and an array of t-shirts and polo shirts. But flyGIRL is not just for women: flyGIRL offers men’s polos as well for those men who want to show their support of women aviators.

     
  • Sporty’s Adds “New” Airplane to Training Fleet

    Sporty’s Adds “New” Airplane to Training Fleet

    A remanufactured 1998 Cessna 172R was just added to the Sporty’s Academy training fleet after receiving a thorough makeover.  N121UC received a complete propeller-to-tail refurbishment with the goal of inspecting, replacing or repairing each component of the airplane.

     
  • Sporty’s Hosts Grand Opening of New Onsite Store with Action-Packed Day

    Sporty’s Hosts Grand Opening of New Onsite Store with Action-Packed Day

    Visitors to Sporty’s now have an expanded, updated an interactive store in which to browse, select and experiment with Sporty’s aviation offerings. The new store is in the atrium of Sporty’s headquarters at Clermont County Airport. The grand opening was celebrated in an all-day airport open house held on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

     
  • Organize Your Cockpit with Two New Flight Gear® Kneeboards

    Organize Your Cockpit with Two New Flight Gear® Kneeboards

    As part of Sporty’s extensive line of kneeboards to satisfy any pilot’s particular requirements, Sporty’s offers two new kneeboards in its Flight Gear line. Both can be used with paper charts or an iPad.

     
  • Go Ahead – Buy Your Mom a T-shirt

    Go Ahead – Buy Your Mom a T-shirt

    Whether your mom is a pilot, or simply the mother of one, she deserves one of Sporty’s Mom T-shirts. When it comes to “been there, done that,” moms have no fear. Pilot moms are the best and Sporty’s honors them with its relaxed-fit ladies T-shirt which proclaims, “I’m a Mom and a Pilot, Nothing Scares Me.” This light blue T-shirt is constructed with 100% cotton.

     
  • Sporty’s and University of Cincinnati – Clermont Celebrate 25 Years of Partnership

    Sporty’s and University of Cincinnati – Clermont Celebrate 25 Years of Partnership

    For 25 years, Sporty’s Academy has partnered with the University of Cincinnati – Clermont College to offer a two-year associate degree program in aviation technology. At the completion of this degree, students continue their studies transitioning into one of multiple baccalaureate tracks while working as flight instructors at Sporty’s Academy. Graduates will acquire up to 800 hours of total flying experience. This desirable experience and skill set allows graduates to succeed in a variety of aviation career paths.