Christopher Boyle, a private pilot from Arcata, California, is the winner of Sporty’s 2013 Aircraft Sweepstakes, a Legend Cub. He was informed of his winning status by Sporty’s President Michael Wolf during Sporty’s Annual Fly-In on Saturday, May 18.
Sporty’s Wright Bros. Collection introduces two World War II era sculptures: A fighter and a bomber (pictured above). Crafted of resin and painted in precise detail, these sculptures may be hung on a wall or displayed on a desk or bookcase.
Sporty’s now can create a custom framed print showing the track map of all IFR flights you made in a time period up to one year. Using data from Flight Aware, this print shows all IFR flights, including departure and destination airport identifiers and the actual route flown.
Sporty’s Ninth Annual Fly-In went off without a hitch last Saturday despite the all-day threat of thunderstorms. About 100 aircraft made the trip to Ohio’s Clermont County Airport (I69), coming from as far away as Virginia, Maryland and Michigan.
Pilots flying large turbine-powered airplanes governed by Part 91F or flying as a fractional on-demand or Part 135 operation may need formal FAA approval to use an iPad in pursuit of a paperless cockpit. Now these pilots have some help from Sporty’s.
For the first quarter of 2013, The Sporty’s Foundation made bequests in the amount of $37,500 to groups and organizations promoting youth programs.
Sporty’s and AIC Title Service have partnered to help pilots through the process of buying an aircraft.
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.
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.
Sporty’s Academy President Eric Radtke has been named Distinguished Alumnus for 2013 for the University of Cincinnati’s Clermont College.