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.
As of March 7, 2013, an Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) is operational at Sporty’s/Clermont County Airport (I69) in Ohio.
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.
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.
Sporty’s has added to its line of humorous T-shirts with three new options:
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…]
Sporty’s has introduced a 21st century barf bag for general aviation pilots and their passengers.
Sporty’s Complete Instrument Rating Course is now available as an iPad/iPhone app.
Sporty’s has introduced its Cross Country Backpack for pilots who prefer a backpack as a flight bag.