AirVenture gets bigger and so does Sporty’s

Sporty’s will unveil a new display tent at this year’s EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, slated for July 28-Aug. 3.

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Sporty’s Airspace Review now an online course

Sporty’s Airspace Review has been updated and is now delivered as an online course that includes more than 30 minutes of all-new HD video with 3-D graphics and animations.

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Lighten up in a pilot T-shirt

Sporty’s has added to its line of humorous T-shirts with two new options:

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Cincinnati Avionics simplifies ADS-B

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast doesn’t roll off the tongue, and neither does ADS-B. But when it comes to what this system means for you and your aircraft, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.

CincinnatiADSBCincinnati Avionics wants to make the decision easier, so it has compiled information on ADS-B to answer all the questions you may have that you can access at

When it comes time to update your panel to accommodate ADS-B, you can view available ADS-B avionics along with a description of the capabilities of each piece of equipment.

“Our experience developing and enhancing Stratus put us in the forefront early on of ADS-B experts,” said Cincinnati Avionics President Chuck Gallagher. “We have smoothed the transition to ADS-B for dozens of aircraft owners. We’re patient; we’re thorough; we will do it right the first time.”

Aircraft owners have until 2020 to update their panels, but it makes sense to start the process now at Cincinnati Avionics, company officials said.

Free consultations are available – talk one-on-one with a fellow pilot – by calling 513-735-9595 or emailing

iPhone case shows passion for aviation

Sporty’s now offers a handcrafted cherry iPhone case as the perfect way to show your aviation enthusiasm and protect your iPhone 5/5S.

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Sporty’s celebrates 10th Annual Fly-In

Sporty’s welcomed more than 100 airplanes and their occupants, as well as many guests who arrived by car, to Sporty’s Tenth Annual Fly-In, held Saturday, May 17.

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Accessories introduced for GoPro and iPhone

Sporty’s and NFlight Technologies have introduced the first variable propeller filters for pilots flying with the GoPro or iPhone. These filters can be combined with headset audio cables to make complete cockpit video kits, according to Sporty’s officials.

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Sporty’s first flying club rebates paid

Flying clubs who enrolled as part of Sporty’s Flying Club Rebate Program have now received their first quarterly checks. Rebates for clubs enrolled in this new program totaled more than $,1000, according to Sporty’s officials.

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Sporty’s launches Flight Instructor Rebate Program

Sporty’s Pilot Shop now offers flight and ground instructors a $25 Sporty’s Gift Card each time one of their students buys a Sporty’s complete pilot course — available for Private, Sport, Recreational and Instrument training.

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Sporty’s 10th annual fly-in set for May 17

Sporty’s annual fly-in will be held Saturday, May 17, at the Clermont County/Sporty’s Airport (I69) in Batavia, Ohio. In addition to the usual festivities, at this year’s fly-in, the winner of Sporty’s 2014 Van’s RV-12 sweepstakes airplane will be announced at noon.

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