Sporty’s teams with AIC Title Service

Sporty’s and AIC Title Service have partnered to help pilots through the  process of buying an aircraft.

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Solo celebrations

How many people do you know who took flying lessons but never made it to first solo? Probably a great many. Solo is the first major step in what is a often a long journey to becoming a pilot.

The folks at Sporty’s Academy, in Batavia, Ohio, recognize this, and go all-out when a client hits that all-important milestone.

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Sporty’s launches second-generation Stratus

Sporty’s Pilot Shop, along with partners ForeFlight and Appareo, released a second generation Stratus ADS-B receiver today at SUN ’n FUN. The new Stratus adds ADS-B traffic and a built-in AHRS.

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Sporty’s Academy president honored

Sporty’s Academy President Eric Radtke has been named Distinguished Alumnus for 2013 for the University of Cincinnati’s Clermont College.

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AWOS now operational at Sporty’s

As of March 7, 2013, an Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) is operational at Sporty’s/Clermont County Airport (I69) in Ohio.

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Sporty’s offers new approach to IFR training

IFR training hoods are bulky and awkward to wear in the cockpit. IFR glasses offer a good alternative, but you may be required to put them on and remove them many times during a single flight. Now eFoggers offers a solution for better IFR training, according to Sporty’s officials.

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Sporty’s awards Alaska Seaplane Adventure Sweepstakes

Jonathan Evans of Bedford, Texas, has been chosen as the winner of Sporty’s Alaska Seaplane Adventure Sweepstakes. Evans will travel to Moose Pass, Alaska, to earn his Single Engine Sea Rating with Alaska Float Ratings in a PA-18 Super Cub.

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Lighten up in a Sporty’s pilot T-shirt

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

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Sporty’s Foundation releases annual report

The Sporty’s Foundation has issued its Annual Report, detailing its activities and bequests during 2012.

“Since its inception, The Sporty’s Foundation has provided more than $800,000 in support to assist organizations and programs with a positive force on the health of the general aviation industry,” says Sporty’s Founder and Chairman Hal Shevers. [Read more...]

Say goodbye to flimsy air sickness bags

Sporty’s has introduced a 21st century barf bag for general aviation pilots and their passengers.

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