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Sporty's Awards First Flight Crew Scholarship

Aug 7, 2018

David Ross of Afton, Tennessee, is the first recipient of a $2,500 scholarship awarded through his membership in the Sporty’s Flight Crew program. Dave plans to put this money toward an instrument rating.

 

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4 reasons pilots love the Bose A20 headset

Jul 22, 2018

Bose practically invented Active Noise Reduction (ANR) headsets in the 1990s, and since then they have remained the top-selling ANR headset brand in aviation. What makes their headsets so popular? In a word, balance. We just finished about three months of flight testing with the latest version of the A20, and found a satisfying mix of quiet, comfort, clarity and features. Here's our pilot report.

 

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Stratus Upgrade Program Announced

Jul 20, 2018

Stratus 3 is the latest generation of aviation's top weather receiver. It includes all the features that made previous models so popular, like subscription-free weather and traffic, plus new features and additional app support. Stratus 2S owners can receive a $200 rebate towards the purchase of a Stratus 3 with the Appareo Upgrade Program. Read on for details.

 

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iPad Weather Receiver Buyer's Guide

Jul 18, 2018

The ability to view datalink weather on your iPad has been one of the most significant advancements in portable avionics in recent decades. Whether you fly with ForeFlight, Garmin Pilot, WingX, or FltPlan Go, you can now monitor NEXRAD radar, METARs, TAFs, TFRs and much more. But first you need to choose the right receiver. Use this guide to compare all the options, from ADS-B to SiriusXM satellite weather, and find the best fit for your flying.

 

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Visit Sporty's at AirVenture Oshkosh

Jul 12, 2018

We've got 3 locations this year! 

Sporty’s main tent is located in Outdoor Space #260, just outside of Exhibit Hangar B. The Stratus Booth is inside Hangar C, Booth #3147 located right across from ForeFlight. New for this year, Sporty's Wright Bros. Collection will be exhibiting inside Hangar B at booth #2159.

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Flight Crew spotlight: flying scholarships

Jun 21, 2018

As a Gold or Platinum member of Sporty's Flight Crew, you'll have access to over a dozen benefits for the active pilot. Enjoy free shipping, unlimited access to Sporty’s training courses, a pro subscription to Sporty's Takeoff app, exclusive savings, and much more. One additional benefit is access to $2,500 flight training scholarships. Here's how to apply.

 

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New Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset - Hands-on Flight Test Review

Jun 11, 2018

ProFlight is the first new headset from Bose since 2010, and it’s a completely new design that’s specifically made for professional pilots. In fact, it’s unlike any other aviation headset we’ve ever seen. We spent a week flying with ProFlight in a variety of airplanes and overall we were impressed. Here’s our hands-on review.

 

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Meet Natalie Kelley, the pilot who founded Fly Girl

Jun 6, 2018

Fly Girl is an exciting new organization with a simple mission: encourage more girls and women to join the aviation community. We sat down with founder Natalie Kelley to learn about her journey as a pilot and the story behind the Fly Girl brand.

 

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In Depth Look at Sporty's Flight Instructor Refresher Course (eFIRC)

May 9, 2018

Sporty’s has developed a fresh new option for flight instructors looking to renew their CFI certificate, using a modern online learning system to deliver innovative content. Sporty’s fully FAA-approved eFIRC will get you up to speed with the latest technology and new developments from the FAA, vastly improving your teaching skills. We even offer a paperless CFI renewal service (ACR processing). Let’s take a look at some of the unique features.

 

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Sporty's Open House - May 19

May 2, 2018

Mark your calendar - Sporty's is hosting a fun and free day at the airport on May 19, from 10am to 2pm. Fly or drive to Clermont County Airport (I69) to shop our new store, attend an iPad seminar, meet Flight Chops, and enjoy some hangar flying with fellow pilots. It's a great way to celebrate the arrival of spring flying season and to get ready for summer adventures.

 

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