Sporty’s Webinar Series

Sporty’s is pleased to offer its Webinar Series to our valued customers. These live, multimedia presentations are informative and interactive, allowing the presenter to use slides and audio, while audience members can participate in a variety of ways.

Sporty’s Webinar Series will touch on a variety of topics from training to new products and services to help you stay informed. For your convenience, all webinars will be archived so you can attend anytime your schedule permits.

  • Stay informed and current
  • Convenient and easy-to-use webinar format
  • Opportunity to participate and ask questions
  • Delivered by the expert staff at Sporty’s

Registration is required, and space is limited

Webinars Archive

2017 Schedule

How to create a successful flight training plan and stay on budgetThursday, August 108:00pm ETSporty's JC Mayerle & Charlie MastersSign Up

We’re all student pilots to some degree. A good aviator never stops learning and a good aviator learns from the mistakes of others. If you’re facing challenges in your training or can’t seem to get over that next hurdle, chances are someone has been there before and knows the way out. In this breakthrough presentation, we’ll discuss what many are thinking or experiencing but were too intimidated to say aloud. Learn from newly certificated pilots and veteran mentors about the trials and tribulations of flight training. From preparation and execution, to tips and technique, hear sound advice from those who understand your path. Panel includes: JC Mayerle – JC is a Recreational pilot and member of the Sporty’s Pilot Shop team. He earned his pilot certificate on schedule and on budget and often shares his experiences at Sporty’s Chas Masters – Chas, a regular contributor to Sporty’s, is Sporty’s resident flight training mentor and coach. Chas is a flight instructor and career educator with tales from his own pilot training and from overseeing hundreds of new certificates and ratings annually at Sporty’s Academy.

iPad Proficiency Check: 10 ways to fly like a pro with your iPadThursday, November 308:00pm ETSporty's Bret KoebbeSign Up

The iPad is practically required equipment for many pilots and there's no question it has improved safety and reduced the costs associated with flying. iPad Proficiency Check will include a series of insightful recommendations, strategies and other tips that pilots of all experience levels should know when flying with the iPad. Topics include hidden software features, iPad "gotchas", flying with ADS-B weather, iPad connected panel, ForeFlight tips, airport operations and runway safety, battery management, mounting and much more. Panel includes: Bret Koebbe – Bret is vice president and senior flight instructor for Sporty’s Academy. In addition to Bret’s teaching responsibilities, Bret leads Sporty’s video production and app development team and serves as editor of the popular iPad Pilot News online journal. As an airline transport pilot, Bret is a senior captain in Sporty’s corporate flight department. Bret is a highly respected resource in the area of electronic flight bag operations. His presentations throughout the country regularly reach capacity.