Sporty’s Webinar Series

Sporty’s is pleased to offer its Webinar Series to our valued 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.

  • Stay informed and current
  • Convenient and easy-to-use webinar format
  • Opportunity to participate and ask questions
  • Delivered by the expert staff at Sporty’s

Registration is required, and space is limited

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2019 Schedule

Pass your checkrideThursday, June 278:00pm ETDPE Jason BlairSign Up

Taking a checkride can be a stressful event, but it doesn’t have to be. Understanding exactly what to expect in your oral and practical, and how to prepare effectively, can make all the difference between disaster and a valuable, enriching experience. Join Designated Pilot Examiner Jason Blair, as he unlocks the mysteries of the checkride and provides you with the knowledge, tips and strategies to ace your next exam.

Jason Blair - Jason is an active single and multi-engine instructor and FAA Designated Pilot Examiner with nearly 3,000 hours of instruction given. In his role as Examiner, Jason has conferred more than 800 certificates and ratings. He writes for multiple aviation publications and actively works within the general aviation industry.

Space is limited so enroll now.

Weather fundamentals and strategy with Meteorologist Scott DimmichThursday, July 188:00pm ETSporty's Bret Koebbe & Scott DimmichSign Up

Flying and weather are inseparable.  Every pilot must understand weather fundamentals and possess a healthy curiosity of the unknown.  In addition to weather theory, never has there been more weather information more readily available to pilots. To use this information for your maximum benefit, you need to know where to look and how to make effective use of the available weather tools. Broadcast Meteorologist Scott Dimmich goes beyond the basics of weather theory to help you, as a pilot, make better, more informed interpretations of weather and make sound weather decisions.

Scott Dimmich - Scott is Sporty’s resident weather expert and host for many of its weather training segments.  Scott also contributes weather related content to Sporty’s Takeoff App.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from Penn State University and is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and member of the American Meteorological Society.

Bret Koebbe - Bret is vice president and senior flight instructor for Sporty’s Academy.  In addition to Bret’s teaching responsibilities, Bret leads Sporty’s video production and app development team and serves as editor of the popular iPad Pilot News online journal.  As an airline transport pilot, Bret is a senior captain in Sporty’s corporate flight department.  

Space is limited so enroll now.

iPad Proficiency Check: 10 ways to fly like a pro with your iPadThursday, Nov. 148:00pm ETSporty's Bret KoebbeSign Up

The iPad is practically required equipment for many pilots and there's no question it has improved safety and reduced the costs associated with flying. iPad Proficiency Check will include a series of insightful recommendations, strategies and other tips that pilots of all experience levels should know when flying with the iPad. Topics include hidden software features, iPad "gotchas", flying with ADS-B weather, iPad connected panel, ForeFlight tips, airport operations and runway safety, battery management, mounting and much more.

Sporty's Bret Koebbe - Bret is vice president and senior flight instructor for Sporty’s Academy.  In addition to Bret’s teaching responsibilities, Bret leads Sporty’s video production and app development team and serves as editor of the popular iPad Pilot News online journal.  As an airline transport pilot, Bret is a senior captain in Sporty’s corporate flight department. Bret is a highly respected resource in the area of electronic flight bag operations.  His presentations throughout the country regularly reach capacity.  

Space is limited so enroll now.