Sporty’s Crystal Christmas Ornament is an annual tradition for pilots, flight schools, FBOs, and aviation enthusiasts. This year’s ornament, the 39th in the series, features the classic Aeronca Champ.
Sporty’s award-winning pilot training courses are updated for 2024 with a number of significant enhancements that make training more engaging and more efficient. Updates for 2024 include new video segments, new training resources, improved study guides, and in-course notifications.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.