Stop Dreaming - Start Flying

Learn to Fly Month at Sporty’s is a four-week celebration of learning to fly designed to inspire and help new pilots achieve their aviation goals. In addition to savings on popular pilot gear, Sporty’s Media Network will celebrate Learn to Fly Month with articles, videos, webinars and more.

Learn to Fly Month Specials!

Free Takeoffs and Landings Course!

Polish your skills on the two most exhilarating aspects of flying—takeoffs and landings. This online course goes in-depth to explore the different types of takeoffs and landings and the factors that affect their outcome. Includes over an hour of HD video, interactive review quizzes, an animated maneuvers guide, and reference documents.

This course is available in the award-winning Pilot Training App. 

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  Learn To Fly FAQs

We're adding a new frequently asked question about learning to fly every day throughout the month of May. Check back often for new content! 

FAQs include topics like 

- The basics

- Getting Started

- FAA Test Prep

Here are some examples you can learn more about.

- Why should I learn how to fly an airplane?

- How to learn to fly a plane?

- How much does it cost to lear to fly a small plane?

- How hard is it to learn to fly a plane?

- How old do you have to be to learn how to fly a plane?


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Flight Simulators 101 - Leveraging a Home Simulator for Flight Training

Read our article from Student Pilot News on Training at home with a flight simulator to get you started. Read More >>

If you missed the live webinar, you can watch the recording here.

How to Pass the Private Pilot FAA Knowledge Exam in Less Time

If you missed the live webinar, you can watch the recording here.

Articles, Quizzes, and Videos

Learn to Fly Month is celebrated across Sporty’s Media Network, including the popular Flight Training Central, Air Facts, iPad Pilot News, and Sporty’s PIREPS blog. Each will include articles, videos, and quizzes on learning to fly topics.


Getting Started Learning to Fly

Learn to Fly Tips

Learn to Fly Videos

Learn to Fly Quizzes

Learn to Fly Interactive Exercises

Beyond the Certificate

Private Pilot Training Tips, with Spencer Suderman

What should you expect on your first flight lesson? Sporty’s has once again partnered with airshow pilot and flight instructor Spencer Suderman, this time for a new video series to answer questions like that. Each video addresses common flight training questions, including the basics of airplane control and how to make better landings. Suderman shares practical tips throughout, including during an actual lesson with a flight student.

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