UPDATED: FAA approves new COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson and Johnson

UPDATED: February 28, 2021 Following the Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, the...

Updates to FAA written testing and handbooks

The FAA recently published its most recent installment of What's New and Upcoming in Airman Testing to highlight upcoming changes in testing standards, handbooks...

Exploring aerobatics will make you a better pilot

When most think of aerobatics, it elicits images of the world’s top airshow pilots and their dazzling performances at show center that seem to...

UPDATED: COVID-relief expires

FAA COVID-19 RELIEF EXPIRES February 1, 2021 - FAA's most recent amendment (October 1, 2020) to COVID-19 relief for pilots extended certain pilot currency requirements,...

Binge out on these popular webinars from 2020

Happy New Year from Sporty's Student Pilot News! Get a head start on those New Year's resolutions with some free, quality training courtesy of Sporty's...

5 most popular articles from 2020

2020 taught us a lot about patience, perseverance and determination – a year like no other and one that many of us our happy...

AOPA Launches 2021 You Can Fly Scholarship Program

More than $1 million in flight training scholarships were awarded in 2020 as part of AOPA’s You Can Fly Scholarship program and the 2021...

Daylight saving time ends tonight, Sunday, November 1

Sadly, daylight saving time comes to an end on Sunday, November 1 as the clocks "fall" back one hour. As daylight wanes in the...

New runway animation added to Runway Safety Pilot Simulator

The FAA recently released a new animated scenario to its Runway Safety Pilot Simulator.  This animation is installment three of a three part series...

Free learning opportunities from Sporty’s virtual airshow month

While the summer wasn’t quite the same without EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, Sporty’s celebrated the spirit of aviation with its very own virtual airshow month...