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Sporty’s is pleased to offer its Webinar Series as a new service to customers. These live, multimedia presentations are informative and interactive, allowing the presenter to use slides and audio, while audience members can participate in a variety of ways.
Sporty’s Webinar Series will touch on a variety of topics from training to new products and services to help you stay informed. For your convenience, all webinars will be archived so you can attend anytime your schedule permits.
Registration is required, and space is limited
|Flying with ForeFlight||Thursday, May 22||8:00pm ET||John Zimmerman||Sign Up|
ForeFlight Mobile has become the most popular app for pilots, with a mix of powerful features and an easy-to-use interface. But like any software, there’s a lot to learn and some time spent learning the basics can really pay off.
Join Sporty’s resident ForeFlight expert John Zimmerman for this fast-paced 30 minute webinar. You’ll learn what you need to know to get started using ForeFlight, as well as some advanced tips to create a more powerful and enjoyable user experience.
As ForeFlight continually adds new features, learn how to keep up and take advantage.
|What’s new in Aviation Headsets||Thursday, June 26||8:00pm ET||John Zimmerman||Sign Up|
Headset technology has advanced rapidly and the features and choices in aviation headsets can be down right overwhelming. ANR, passive, panel-powered, Bluetooth, TSO’d?
You can become an informed consumer without hours of boring research. Join headset guru John Zimmerman as he demystifies the world of aviation headsets, shares what’s new, and highlights the features important to you.
|iPad 101||Thursday, July 24||8:00pm ET||Bret Koebbe||Sign Up|
Just bought an iPad for your airplane, or thinking about getting one? This free webinar will explore all things iPad as it relates to flying and show you how to use it as an electronic flight bag (EFB) in the airplane:
|ATP Training Requirements – What you Need to Know||Thursday, August 28||8:00pm ET||Eric Radtke and Paul Jurgens||Sign Up|
Last July, the FAA released the final rule for the Pilot Certification and Qualification Requirements for Air Carrier Operations – better known as the ATP certification rule. The rule requires pilots to hold an air transport pilot certificate in order to fly for an airline.
As part of these sweeping changes, regulations were also created for the new Restricted ATP (R-ATP) and the ATP Certification Training Program requirements that mandate all ATP applicants complete ground training in order to be eligible for the written.
Join Sporty’s Chief Flight Instructors Eric Radtke and Paul Jurgens for a comprehensive overview of the new requirements as they explain a host of moving parts. Get your questions answered in this interactive presentation.
|ADS-B – A Pilot’s Guide||Thursday, October 2||8:00pm ET||John Zimmerman||Sign Up|
Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (better known as ADS-B) is a new technology that could revolutionize the way we fly. Unfortunately, much of the information related to ADS-B is unnecessarily confusing.
So what is ADS-B? Why should you care about it? Can you just ignore it?
No. While ADS-B may be confusing, it’s probably the most important technological change you will have to deal with as a pilot over the next two decades. So it’s worth the effort to learn this new language.
Join Sporty’s John Zimmerman as he discusses what you really need to know about ADS-B “out” and ADS-B “in.” Learn about panel-mount ADS-B solutions from Garmin, Aspen and others, plus the exciting developments in the portable ADS-B market. We’ll cut through the jargon so you understand what’s important – and what’s not.
|Advanced iPad Flying||Thursday, November 13||8:00pm ET||Bret Koebbe||Sign Up|
The iPad is a powerful tool in the cockpit and has become the electronic flight bag (EFB) of choice for pilots, conveniently displaying charts, navigation data and in-flight weather. This webinar will explore advanced topics relating to flying with the iPad to help you maximize its utility in the airplane: