Sporty's Takeoff App Pro Subscription


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Daily aviation videos and tips

Takeoff is the daily companion app for pilots, packed with information to help you fly safely and have fun. You’ll learn from some of aviation’s most interesting and accomplished pilots, who share tips for new student pilots and experienced aircraft owners alike. You simply won’t find this unique variety of perspectives anywhere else. Takeoff also allows you to customize topics to match your preferences, so you can receive notifications when new con...

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Daily aviation videos and tips

Takeoff is the daily companion app for pilots, packed with information to help you fly safely and have fun. You’ll learn from some of aviation’s most interesting and accomplished pilots, who share tips for new student pilots and experienced aircraft owners alike. You simply won’t find this unique variety of perspectives anywhere else. Takeoff also allows you to customize topics to match your preferences, so you can receive notifications when new content is available, based on your flying skills and preferences.


Takeoff includes

  • Practical video tips
  • Thought-provoking articles
  • Interactive quizzes
  • Breaking aviation news
  • Stunning photos
  • Popular aviation podcasts



More than just a way to organize content, Takeoff offers a curated selection of aviation videos and articles for the active pilot. You'll learn from some of the best aviators and flight instructors around:

Mac McClellanMac McClellan has been a pilot for more than 45 years, an aviation writer for more than 40 and has been lucky enough to get to fly just about every type of personal and business airplane in production from the 1970s onward. He was on the Flying magazine staff for 35 years and editor-in-chief for 20 of those years. He shares practical tips on cross-country flying and IFR procedures.


Amy Laboda

Amy Laboda is a long-time flight instructor, ATP, aviation writer, and magazine editor. She writes articles on general proficiency topics as well as on the pain and pleasure of aircraft ownership – something Amy knows about first-hand. 


Matt Guthmiller

Matt Guthmiller was the youngest pilot to fly around the world solo, at age 19, and is a prolific YouTube contributor. Matt brings a unique enthusiasm for the adventure of flying, and shares exclusive video tips on flying technique. 


Patrick Carter

Patrick Carter is an A&P, ATP and aerobatic pilot. He has also been a Cessna factory test pilot and is currently an Alaska bush pilot. He provides insight to Takeoff users from all those perspectives in video segments that emphasize a real-world approach.


Steve Thorne

Steve Thorne, aka Flight Chops, is likely the most popular pilot on YouTube right now. He flies all kinds of interesting airplanes and shares the lessons learned on his video blog, which he will share on the Takeoff app.


Jason Miller

Jason Miller is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s leading certified flight instructors and host of The Finer Points podcast. He is an active member of the FAA Safety Team, an instructor for AOPA’s Air Safety Institute and was selected by the San Jose FSDO for the 2003 Flight Instructor of the year award. Jason’s video tips focus on “the finer points” of flying so you can be a safer, more polished pilot.


Scott Dimmich

Scott Dimmich is a highly-respected meteorologist with years of operational forecasting and broadcast experience throughout the Midwest. Scott earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Meteorology from Penn State with an emphasis in forecasting and communications, and is also a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist. His exclusive Weather Geek video segments explore important topics in aviation weather so you can make better decisions in flight.


Rob Reider

Rob Reider is aviation's best-known airshow announcer, a 5-time Emmy award winner, and host of Sporty’s flight training courses. With his trademark style, he offers dozens of video tips for enhancing your airmanship, from steep turns to crosswind landings. Rob is also an instrument-rated pilot and airplane owner, and adds his perspective on safe instrument flying.


Richard Collins

Richard Collins is one of aviation's best-loved writers. Formerly an editor at Flying magazine and AOPA Pilot, Richard has also written numerous books based on his 20,000 hours of experience flying piston airplanes all over the US. His must-read articles focus on safety trends and time-tested techniques for traveling by light airplane.


Bret Koebbe

Bret Koebbe has been writing and presenting about aviation apps since 2010. In addition to being an ATP and CFI, he is also the Editor of iPad Pilot News. His articles focus on tips and shortcuts to make you an iPad pro.


Eric Radtke

Eric Radtke is a true aviation educator. As an ATP, Master Flight Instructor, and president of one of the country's busiest flight schools, he offers a practical perspective on flight training and improving your flying skills.


John Zimmerman

John Zimmerman, a commercial pilot and Editor of Air Facts, focuses on learning something from every flight. His articles emphasize real world experience and emerging trends, from the latest avionics innovations to important safety habits for pilots. 




Download the app for free and get started today with a wide variety of videos and articles. For the ultimate aviation library, subscribe to Takeoff Pro for just $59.99/year by clicking Add to Cart above. Pro subscribers get access to exclusive content (over a dozen new posts every month from the names you see above), plus an ad-free environment. Works on iPad and iPhone; requires iOS 9 or higher.



Thinking about subscribing to Takeoff Pro, but want a sample first? Download the app free in the App Store, then sign up for our free 30-day trial right in the app. You'll get access to all the Pro features and content instantly.


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How do I cancel the automatic renewal of Takeoff?
Barry W on Apr 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Go to the settings on the iPad. The the apple ID and view. Then manage sub and stop automatic renews.
Why does your “catalogue” say Takeoff is a free App? Very misleading.
A shopper on Aug 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: There is a free version of the app. The subscription gives you access to greater content.
How much of the material presented, is geared toward IFR vs VFR?
Does automatic subscription have to be accepted to purchase?
A shopper on Nov 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The app has regular content for IFR flying. Automatic subscription has to be accepted at time of purchase but may them be canceled.
I'd like to buy this for my grandson for Christmas. How do we handle account numbers etc?
A shopper on Nov 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I would recommend purchasing a Sporty's Gift card. Then have him use the gift card for the takeoff app.
Can the featured plane be a taildragger?
A shopper on Nov 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I will pass this along to the app developer.
Are the logos on the caps silk screened or stitched?
Bob S on Jun 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They are stitched.
Can I use Takeoff app on a different I pad?
A shopper on May 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, both iPads have to be linked to the same apple id.
I have a GOPro 4 Black and see that tha adio cable you sell only goes up to GoPRO 3+....Help...What one do I buy? Also I see a USB port and I set up my I phone with my GOPro 4 Black,,, With the GOPRO in the water proof housing the only one I have..... there and on the Glair screen there is no hole in the clear plastic to plug it in...???????? do I need a diffrent housing? Advise.....I placed an order this am and have a flt planed this weekend and would love to use the camera...TY
Joe P on Apr 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The audio cable you are looking for is # 2043A. Yes you will need a different case to use the usb port.
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