Entries by Eric Radtke

Regional Airline Association (RAA) accepting scholarship applications

Apply by April 30, 2024 The Regional Airline Association (RAA) will be awarding three, $4,000 scholarships to assist students who are studying for a career in the airline industry. Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for the scholarship: Applicants must be officially enrolled in an accredited college or university in a program […]

2024 ORBAA scholarship window open now

Update: In addition to the $5000 aviation student scholarship, ORBAA is now offering two training opportunities for pilot students OR recently graduated pilot students (within 2 years): 1 Citation Jet SIC Type Rating, courtesy of Flight Safety International 1 ATP-CTP course, courtesy of CAE Also of note: the application deadline has been extended to April 30, 2024. […]

Webinar video: Flying with Datalink Weather

Datalink weather, either from ADS-B or SiriusXM, is an essential tool for almost all pilots. Once you’ve flown a cross country with in-flight radar, up-to-date METARs, and visual AIRMETs, it’s awfully hard to go back to flying without it. It makes flying safer, easier, and more comfortable – a rare combination – but only if […]

Sporty’s launches 2024 pilot training courses

Sporty’s award-winning pilot training courses are updated for 2024 with a number of significant enhancements that make training more engaging and more efficient. Updates for 2024 include new video segments, new training resources, improved study guides, and in-course notifications. New Video Segments New for 2024 are major updates to segments on runway safety, wake turbulence, and using both digital and paper charts. Plus, the […]

How to become a professional pilot

WANTED – PROFESSIONAL PILOTS Stop Dreaming, Start Flying Recent data indicates that pilot certification changes have had far-reaching effects on qualified commercial and airline transport pilots and flight departments are experiencing a shortage of qualified pilots. In addition to flying passenger aircraft for major and commuter airlines, pilots also crew corporate aircraft and serve the […]

Sporty’s Academy Enrolling New Students

Learning to fly will unlock a world of possibilities and give you unparalleled freedom to see the world. It is a truly unique experience—one of the last great adventures in our modern life. It’s challenging, rewarding and flat out fun! No matter where you’re headed, being up in the air is the greatest thrill of […]

Thinking about a career change? Explore our career pilot program

Become a professional pilot in just 9-12 months. The demand for professional pilots has never been greater. If you’ve been dreaming about the challenge, adventure and rewards as a career as a professional pilot, there’s never been a better time to make that change and enter the career pilot program from Sporty’s Academy.  Designed for […]