Sporty’s founder to speak at Wichita Aero Club

General aviation icon Hal Shevers, founder of Sporty’s, will be the featured speaker at this week’s Wichita Aero Club luncheon. [Read more...]

Free Sun ’n Fun app available from Sporty’s

Sporty’s, in partnership with Sun ’n Fun, has created a mobile app for the 2012 show, which is now available for both Apple and Android devices. The app may be downloaded free at Sportys.com/apps, through the iTunes App store, or Google Play (formerly Android Market).

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Sporty’s launches new learn to fly course

Sporty’s has launched a new Learn to Fly Course, which provides learning tracks for Private, Recreational and Sport Pilot – or any combination.

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Sporty’s debuts MultiSump+

Now available at Sporty’s is MultiSump+, which includes a fuel strainer, which eliminates wasted fuel.

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Sporty’s sets date for annual fly-in

Sporty’s annual Fly-In will be held Saturday, May 19, at the Clermont County/Sporty’s Airport. At this year’s Fly-In, the winner of Sporty’s 2012 Skycatcher Sweepstakes will be unveiled.

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Sporty’s releases free app for Women in Aviation conference

Sporty’s now offers a fourth app in its series of apps for aviation conventions and airshows. Having produced apps for Sun ‘n Fun, EAA AirVenture and AOPA Expo, Sporty’s has now developed an app for the 2012 International Women in Aviation Conference to be held in Dallas, Texas, from March 8-10.

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Solo times two at Sporty’s Academy

Two brothers, each enrolled in the University of Cincinnati’s Professional Pilot program, soloed within one hour of each other at Sporty’s Academy last week.

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Sporty’s and Frasca partner to improve flight training

Sporty’s and Frasca International, Inc. have partnered to develop and market an integrated training program and other products that use Sporty’s training expertise and Frasca’s simulation expertise. The partnership will work to create training materials, course content, and programs for flight students to use with Frasca simulators, according to company officials.

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Sporty’s publishes ‘Then and Now: How Airplanes Got This Way’

Sporty’s has published aviation historian Phil Scott’s latest book, “Then and Now: How Airplanes Got This Way,” which explores how airplanes evolved into the form and silhouette we see today. It is a light-hearted look at the people and events that shaped today’s general aviation airplane, company officials said.

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G1000 Training Course now an app for general aviation pilots

Now available as an app is Sporty’s G1000 course. In addition to nearly two hours of video content, the app also includes Garmin’s complete Cockpit Reference Guide, two G1000 Training Course Outlines (student and instructor versions), G1000 simulator software for download, and a review quiz.

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