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Chris Clarke

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Having a childhood dream of aviation, Chris first became an Aviation Explorer, motivating him to earn his private pilot's license as a teenager. During his four years at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University he earned his commercial, multi-engine certificate with an instrument rating. While experimenting in seaplanes, gliders, and a variety of other personal aircraft, Chris developed a passion for general aviation and shares that passion as he develops aviation training apps and content for Sporty's Pilot Shop.

Quiz: Can You Identify These Airport Signs and Markers?

Getting around on the ground can be one of the most dangerous phases of your flight. In fact, the most deadly accident in history...

Hands-on with Sporty’s new 2018 Learn to Fly Course

Sporty's has introduced some major upgrades to its award-winning Learn to Fly Course, including an all-new iOS app, new video segments, CFI tracking, and much more. Here's a look at all the new features.
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Quiz: Basic Aircraft Aerodynamics

As much as it seems sometimes that airplanes fly by magic, it's important for every pilot to understand at least the basic fundamentals of...

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