Two Sporty’s training programs, VFR Communications and IFR Communications, have been updated and are now available as online courses.
A new tradition begins this holiday season with the debut of Sporty’s Wright Bros. Christmas ornament. The 2014 ornament is a 70-mm glass ball in royal blue with a holiday scene featuring a Piper Cub and “Christmas 2014” on one side.
Sporty’s E6B, Flight Review and Study Buddy apps have just been overhauled.
Aviation Tutorials Company has licensed its three pilot-training iPad apps to Sporty’s. The three apps focus on critical piloting skills, with these titles: Mastering Stick And Rudder Flying; Getting Around On The Ground; and Airborne Radar.
Sporty’s 30-year tradition of offering crystal Christmas ornament continues this year, with the 2014 ornament featuring a Beaver on floats.
With the FAA mandate that all pilots seeking an ATP certificate be required to complete an FAA-approved ATP Certification Training Program (ATP-CTP) prior to taking the ATP Knowledge test, Sporty’s has partnered with ABX Airlines in Wilmington, Ohio, to offer this training.
Sporty’s now offers a selection of kneeboards for the use of all iPad models in the cockpit.
Sporty’s now offers the new Pilot Wings Sunglasses, featuring non-polarized lenses designed to enhance the environment around you while in flight.
Now pilots can stay connected to their mobile devices no matter where they are with Iridium GO!, a global mobile satellite hotspot. Iridium GO! provides service when devices are out of range of cellular networks, officials with Sporty’s Pilot Shop explain.