Almost every pilot dreams of flying a Warbird like the F4U Corsair. Until that day happens, you can still dream of it when you see Sporty’s Corsair Shelf hanging on your wall or sitting on your desk.
BATAVIA, Ohio — Ideal fall weather in the Midwest made for a memorable week of first solos and certificates at Sporty’s Academy at Clermont County Airport (I69). During Thanksgiving week, Sporty’s celebrated four first solos, two private pilot certifications, two commercial pilot certifications and a Certified Flight Instructor certificate.
Now available is Sporty’s Gift Guide, which makes holiday shopping for pilots easier by allowing people to shop by the pilot’s ratings or by price.
Sporty’s now offers the EZPlotter, with officials touting it as the easiest plotter available.
Sporty’s had introduced its Flight Gear Headset Case, designed by the flight instructors at Sporty’s. The lightweight compact bag has specially designed pockets for a headset, iPad, transceiver and more.
New from Sporty’s are humorous placards that will amuse your passengers. Designed to look just like their real counterparts, these signs will keep nervous flyers relaxed.
Sporty’s free app for the AOPA Aviation Summit is ready to download for the iPad, iPhone and Android. The Summit is scheduled for Oct. 11-13, in Palm Springs, Calif.
Sporty’s commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Piper Cub, and Sporty’s 2013 Legend Cub Sweepstakes, with this year’s crystal Christmas ornament. The limited edition collector’s item features a Cub in flight.
Young people who have discovered flight through the EAA Young Eagles program now will have more options to further explore aviation as Sporty’s Pilot Shop has upgraded its Sporty’s Learn To Fly Course, which is available to all Young Eagles.
The upgraded course is offered at no charge, continuing the program that began with Young Eagles’ access to Sporty’s Recreational and Private Pilot Course. More than 15,000 young people have already accessed the Sporty’s course following their Young Eagles flights.
Sporty’s has given its electronic E6B flight computer a facelift, with a new rugged case and enhanced features, inlcuding a larger keypad and its own built-in storage case. Rubber feet have been added to keep the E6B from slipping during use, while a new backlit screen makes it useful for night operations.