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  • Sporty’s Introduces the PJ2 Handheld COM Radio

    Sporty’s Introduces the PJ2 Handheld COM Radio

    The all-new PJ2 is a low-cost backup radio, and the only handheld aviation radio that can be connected to standard aviation headset plugs without using a special adapter. The simplicity of the PJ2 makes it a pilot favorite: just turn it on, type in a frequency, and plug in your headset.

     
  • Become a Garmin Wizard with Sporty’s Garmin Courses

    Become a Garmin Wizard with Sporty’s Garmin Courses

    Sporty’s has partnered with Garmin to present all-new courses to make any pilot and aircraft owner an expert on Garmin avionics.

     
  • Sporty’s Awards Latest Flight Crew Scholarship

    Sporty’s Awards Latest Flight Crew Scholarship

    Donna Holman of Orangeburg, South Carolina, is the latest recipient of a $2,500 scholarship awarded through her membership in Sporty’s Flight Crew program. Donna plans to put this money toward her flight instructor certificate so that she can continue to share her passion for aviation with others.

     
  • Sporty’s Hosts Pop-Up Store at EAA AirVenture

    Sporty’s Hosts Pop-Up Store at EAA AirVenture

    A fully-stocked Sporty’s Pilot Shop will spring from a tent at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. This fully interactive store provides a unique shopping experience for attendees and gives them the chance to touch, try on, examine and ask questions about hundreds of products.  Located outside Hangar B in Outdoor Space #260, Sporty’s will set up its pop up store for the week of AirVenture.

     
  • Sporty’s releases 2019 edition of Instrument Proficiency Check Course

    Sporty’s releases 2019 edition of Instrument Proficiency Check Course

    The Instrument Proficiency Check Course is designed to cover everything a pilot needs to know in order to stay a safe and proficient pilot in the clouds. Packed with more than three hours of HD video, this course is divided into 38 segments for easy studying with a review quiz at the end which provides instant feedback on how you performed.

     
  • Sharpen Your Weather Skills with Sporty’s New Aviation Weather Course

    Sharpen Your Weather Skills with Sporty’s New Aviation Weather Course

    Sporty’s all-new weather course, Aviation Weather – A Pilot’s Guide, will give pilots the confidence to analyze and manage weather. With more than four and a half hours of practical tips for all pilots, this course gives both the basics of weather safety and pro tips on avoiding in-flight hazards.

     
  • Affordable Drill-Powered Aircraft Tug Available

    Affordable Drill-Powered Aircraft Tug Available

    The GoTow is a drill-powered tug, constructed from lightweight aluminum. To operate the GoTow, the operator stands on a platform, providing the needed weight for the drive wheel, while a heavy-duty drill (sold separately) provides the power needed to move your airplane. The steerable wheel makes it easy to maneuver in tight places.

     
  • You’ve Got a Friend in Sporty’s Study Buddy Apps

    You’ve Got a Friend in Sporty’s Study Buddy Apps

    Sporty’s Study Buddy apps have added new content and features, making them an even better tool to study for the FAA knowledge tests, no matter where you are. Study Buddies are available for Private Pilot, Recreational Pilot, Instrument Pilot and Remote Pilot tests. All four apps are available for both iPhone/iPad and Android devices.

     
  • Air Facts Announces Winner of Richard L. Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots

    Air Facts Announces Winner of Richard L. Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots

    Emma Hutchinson, a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy, is the winner of the inaugural Richard L. Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots. Her article, entitled “The Old Man in the Plane,” is a tribute to her grandfather who instilled in her a love of flying and flew with her often, teaching her the fundamentals of flight.

     
  • Sporty’s Training Courses Now Available on Roku

    Sporty’s Training Courses Now Available on Roku

    Sporty’s now has its own Pilot Training channel on Roku smart TVs. The free Pilot Training Channel for Roku allows Learn to Fly Course and Instrument Rating Course customers to watch HD video content on their large screen TV. Like Sporty’s AppleTV app, this only provides access to video training (no test prep or syllabus). Video progress is automatically synced between all other online and mobile platforms.