Chart Smart: VFR sectional airport information

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What is the significance of the star symbol next to the control…

Chart Smart: VFR sectional symbols

What does the flag symbol indicate above the Burlington Alamance…

Chart Smart: Can you identify this VFR Sectional symbol?

What is the significance of the charted Great Dismal Swamp National…

Free learning opportunities from Sporty’s virtual airshow month

While the summer wasn’t quite the same without EAA AirVenture…
First solo

Share #MyPilotProject with us

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We all have our own personal pilot projects, goals we are working towards in our flying careers. Maybe it's something momentous like a first solo or a checkride, or maybe it's something simple like a new airport to visit or a long cross-country to plan. At Sporty's, we want to celebrate the pilot projects in the aviation community. Here's how.

Giving back – a fun day at the airport

Like many of you, my flying has been on a hiatus for the past…

A Brief History of the World (of Aviation)

The Beginning October 12, 1492.  July 4, 1776.  July 20, 1969. …

Magic carpet rides

On June 19, 2019 we departed Lake Hood’s (PALH) 2,200 foot…

Top 5 summer flying activities

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The summer is still young and adventure awaits!  The good weather is upon us, Fly Ins are scheduled, and you can smell the pancakes in the air.  The freedom and adventure of general aviation knows no bounds.  Seize the moment this summer and stop dreaming, start flying.