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5 “must-have” products for IFR training
There are some products out there that can help make learning the art of instrument flying easier. Here are five products that you should have in your stable when you step into Instrument Rating training.
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Free training tools available in Sporty’s Pilot Training app
Sporty's Pilot Training app is the must-have resource for anyone who wants to improve their aviation skills. It's available on iPad, iPhone, Android devices, and even smart TVs like Roku and Apple TV. In addition to Sporty's complete courses (over two dozen are available), the app is also loaded with free tools for student pilots. Here's a look at some highlights.
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Sporty’s launches suite of free flight instructor tools
Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course isn’t just for independent studying; a comprehensive CFI portal connects instructors with their students’ at-home study sessions, making the flight training process more organized and efficient. This suite of tools includes lesson plans, a flight instructor refresher course, and access to Sporty’s award-winning pilot training courses. Best of all, every feature is available free to any active flight instructor.
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What’s new in Sporty’s 2023 Pilot Training Courses
Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course is used by tens of thousands of pilots every year and are famous for a relentless pace of innovation; every year, we add new content, new training tools, and new platforms. This year is no exception, with a number of significant upgrades that make training more engaging and more efficient. Here’s a look at some highlights.
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Three exciting flight simulator stories we’re following
The last two years have witnessed a flurry of interest in the flight simulation realm, thanks mainly to Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020.
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Three myths about active noise reduction headsets
One of the more significant equipment investments a pilot will…
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Sporty’s Releases Updated Sport Pilot Course
Sporty’s popular Learn to Fly Course now features an updated and expanded Sport Pilot training module, ideal for student pilots training in Light Sport Aircraft (LSAs). In addition to new video segments and updated test questions, the course also includes interactive flashcards for checkride prep and a complete FAA library.
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Video: best budget ANR headset for pilots
Every pilot needs a good headset, but not everyone wants to spend $1000 for one. Fortunately, there are some great options for under $700. Sporty's headset expert Doug Ranly shows off two of the best options in this Product PIREP video: the Faro Stealth 2 ANR and the Lightspeed Sierra.
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Video: what’s the best ANR headset?
Three headsets consistently come out on top among pilots: the Bose A20, Lightspeed Zulu 3, and David Clark ONE-X. All three of these headsets feature active noise reduction (ANR), comfortable ear seals, Bluetooth audio integration, and excellent product support. To help you choose the right one for you, Sporty's Doug Ranly compares the "big three" in this Product PIREP video.
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Video: 4 ways to make home flight simulators realistic
Flight simulators are really popular right now: combine the latest programs like Microsoft Flight Simulator and X-Plane with the latest hardware like the Honeycomb Alpha and Bravo, and you have a powerful tool for flight training and fun. But if you don't approach it with the right mindset, flying a sim can just waste time. In this video, Sporty's John Zimmerman shares four tips for making your next sim session more realistic, from checklists to iPad apps.