4.5 / 5.027 ReviewsDurability4.6 / 5Reliability4.5 / 5Performance4.7 / 5Ease Of Use4.7 / 5Value4.5 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes (22)No (3)Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesI am very glad that Sporty's had this. This has been a great way to review and brush up for a return to flying. I hope they continue this program, it's definitely worth the money!July 9, 2020Purchased
2 weeks agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?Yeslove my flight crew membership .. I bought it for the ground school module (299. vs 250).... but love bouncing around to the various other classes that are included .. and the 2 day free shipping on stuff doesn't hurtJune 28, 2020Purchased
4 weeks agoEase Of Use5 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?Yesgo for platinumI went basic. Basic is okay. Platinum would definitely have been a better choice. So far I am okay with what I paid for. I have not received an e-mail or a phone number from a flight crew advisor. My only complaint is "Not having someone to explain what I was not quite understanding. It was the weekend though. Plus this is all new for me. First-generation of my family and first of my friends. Yeah, so I am going blind with a lot to take in. Any help would have been greatly appreciated. I want the best that sportys has to offer. But, I have to dip my toe in before I jump all the way in. Sportys pilot shop, I will always give an honest review and a fair rating. that's why 4 out of 5 stars. Thank you for reading my review. If it's helpful let me know. LETS DO SOMETHING AMAZING!!! From your favorite artist. TOON 2020June 22, 2020Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesDear Sporty's Pilot Shop,
Sporty's flight crew membership is very professional, prompt and has never let me down... I highly recommend !
Thank YouMay 15, 2020Purchased
2 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesExcellent value!You'll get as much out of this tool as you put into it. Without doubt you have access to a vast library of courses that will make you a better pilot! Whether you're a CFI (as I am) or a private student, ALL these courses will teach you lots new.April 23, 2020Purchased
3 months agoDurability1 / 5Reliability1 / 5Performance1 / 5Ease Of Use2 / 5Value2 / 5Would You Recommend?NoI do not like the membership because:
1. The Garmin courses are not accessible
2. There is not a section specific to Commercial Oral training [like flashcards or a list of questions & responses with explanations]April 22, 2020Purchased
3 months agoReliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat AccessLove having access to all the courses.April 15, 2020Purchased
3 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesFlight Crew MembershipThis is a great value, especially if you purchase items more than once a year. It's like having Amazon Prime!March 25, 2020Purchased
1 year agoPerformance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat ValueHad it since it came out almost. Live nice and close so it's a nice value for me and used it when I got my instrument rating and now studying for commercial. Enjoy all the learning that's made possible with this. Need to make it down for the flight lesson. As a pilot and aircraft owner, I find the value of this very worth while as I order supplies and such.February 23, 2020Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesIt is a pretty big investment but it is definitely worth the cost!February 7, 2020Purchased
5 months ago
- Question and Answer
Browse 24 questions Browse 24 questions and 25 answersWhat is the cancellation policy on the monthly platinum plan?BEST ANSWER: With the monthly plan, you would need to cancel prior to the next renewal date. All of the flight crew plans automatically renew.Does the Platinum monthly subscription include the free flight lesson or is that only with the paid annual subscription?BEST ANSWER: Yes, the monthly subscription includes a free flight lesson.How long is the flight lesson that comes with the platinum package?BEST ANSWER: It is a one hour lesson conducted here at Sportys.How does the scholarship work?I am looking to buy the Deluxe Learn to Fly package (classes + various equipment). Would it be possible to do some sort of upgrade to the platinum package that would add the physical items in that package?BEST ANSWER: Please call customer service at 513-735-9100 ext 316 and I would be happy to customize a package for you.If I purchase the instrument course separately, for how long do I have access to it? If I purchase the platinum package, for how long will I have access to the instrument course?BEST ANSWER: Courses that are purchased separately are yours to access indefinitely. Access to the platinum package is for the duration of the subscription, 1 year.Are the online courses included with the Gold level listed somewhere?BEST ANSWER: Yes, the Aviation Weather and Flying the Aspen are included in the Gold Level.When can I access the courses once I sign up for flight crew platinum?Hi, can the one free flight lesson as part of Platinum be in the Piper Aztek at the Sporty's academy? If so, how much credit will one receive towards the cost of the flight? Thank youBEST ANSWER: The flight is only in one of the flight schools Cessna 172's.Are there any exclusions on the free shipping? If so, what are they?BEST ANSWER: the exclusions are listed on the flight crew web page.Can a husband and wife both use me platinum membership and both go thru all the courses?BEST ANSWER: Yes, but if you complete a course only one user will receive the endorsement/certificate.I'm considering purchasing the Flight Crew Platinum plan. Do I need an internet connection to take the courses or can I download videos to use while I'm travelling?BEST ANSWER: You will need an internet connection to view the courses.Does it work on Android?BEST ANSWER: The course will work with Android using a web browser. Some courses have an Android app available.I have already subscribed to the takeoff app,can I convert to get the free shipping also?BEST ANSWER: Please contact customer support at 513-735-9000.If I've already purchased the Sportys Learn to Fly Course can I pay the difference for a platinum membership?BEST ANSWER: Please call customer service at 513.735.9000.I am looking at purchasing the Bose A20 headset. Is the Bluetooth version worth it? If so what is it mainly used for?Sporty's Flight Crew MembershipBEST ANSWER: Bluetooth is used to connect to your phone to be able to call for a clearance. You can also connect to the iPad to hear the alerts within Foreflight.I am nearing the end of private pilot training utilizing the Sporty's DVD collection, is the free flight lesson also available for an instrument lesson? I fly an Archer, do you have any Piper products in your fleet?BEST ANSWER: Yes, contact Sportys Academy to schedule. The lesson is only available at the Clermont county airport. Our fleet of training aircraft are Cessna 172’s.With the Platinum package, are you able to get endorsements for both PPL and Instrument knowledge exams?BEST ANSWER: Yes.Will gold and Platinum members receive a discount on hard copy of items included in the membership but are online only?BEST ANSWER: The discount would be with the free shipping. The is no specific discount for the hardcover products.in the platinum level can you obtain the learn to fly and instrument course on dvd or are they online only?BEST ANSWER: The course included in the platinum level are online courses.Is this auto renewal or purchase one year at a time?BEST ANSWER: It is a one-year subscription and it auto renews.I have already purchased the Flight Review, IPC, Instrument course and just very recently purchased the learn to fly course. Is there a way I can receive a discount on the Flight Crew platinum membership? I'm taking my CFI check ride in 5 weeks and the FIRC would be helpful to have in my Sporty's library. Thank you for awesome products. William GraefBEST ANSWER: Since you already own the courses outright it would be beneficial to just purchase the basic level.
The FIRC course is only available for one year from purchase. The courses that are included are only valid for one year. As a flight instructor, you are only required to renew every two years.What is the pricing for Gold and Platinum?BEST ANSWER: The gold level is $199.99 and the Platinum Level is $299.99.Is Ohio the only place you can do the flight with instructor?BEST ANSWER: Yes, it is only available at the Clermont County Airport, I69, in Batavia Ohio.
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