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May is learn to fly month at Sporty’s

Free resources, original content, and special offers throughout May May is Learn to Fly Month at Sporty’s, a celebration of learning to fly designed to help new pilots achieve their aviation goals. In addition to offering savings on popular…

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.…

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…

Meet Cincinnati Native and Air Force Thunderbird #3, Right Wing Pilot, Major Jake Impellizzeri

  Captain Ken Impellizeri, Delta Airlines, retired, is humbly proud in discussing his youngest son, Jake, a member of the elite Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team squadron, based at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.  Ken,…

Are Simulators Useful for Flight Training?

At-home flight simulators can be a fun way to pass time while getting some sense of flight and training benefits, especially when using a full setup with a yoke, throttle quadrant, and rudders. Can’t be too much different from the real thing,…

Part 61 Vs. Part 141 Training – What’s The Difference?

There are two different sections of Tile 14 of the Code of Federal Aviation governing flight training, Part 61 and Part 141. Both set specific requirements and steps for pilots to earn certificates and ratings, but each part has different procedures.…

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…

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!…

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…

Why Train at Sporty’s?

Deciding where to learn to fly can be a difficult decision. We're confident that the flight training you receive at Sporty's Academy will be the best available, bar none. Sporty's Academy has a superior instructional staff. Our flight instructors aren't just passing through on their way to another job; they are dedicated to providing the best possible individualized instruction. And they are held accountable, too: strict supervision of your flight training experience ensures that your valuable training dollar is maximized.

Begin Your Flight Training

Congratulations on taking the first step on the path to learning to fly! Spending some time to research your options will help you to become knowledgeable about the process and ensure that you receive the best flight training possible. Below…