Sporty's Deluxe Learn To Fly Course Kit (Online, App and TV)

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The Ultimate Learn to Fly Package

INCLUDES ONLINE, APP AND TV FORMATS!

Our Deluxe Course Kit includes everything a student pilot could need, from video training to essential pilot supplies. It's perfect for rusty pilots getting back into aviation, or for aspiring aviators who want to get off to a quick start.

Included with this package deal:

  • Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course (online, iOS app, Android app, Apple TV app, Roku channel)
  • Sporty's Electronic E...
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The Ultimate Learn to Fly Package

INCLUDES ONLINE, APP AND TV FORMATS!

Our Deluxe Course Kit includes everything a student pilot could need, from video training to essential pilot supplies. It's perfect for rusty pilots getting back into aviation, or for aspiring aviators who want to get off to a quick start.

Included with this package deal:

  • Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course (online, iOS app, Android app, Apple TV app, Roku channel)
  • Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
  • FAA Aviation Weather Text Book
  • FAA Airplane Flying Handbook
  • Online Private Pilot Maneuvers Guide 
  • Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
  • Pilot's Log Book
  • FAR/AIM
  • Fuel Tester
  • Flight Gear HP Crosswind Bag
  • Sectional Plotter
  • VFR/IFR Flight Plan Forms

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2020 edition now available

Ace your FAA written test, save money during flight training, and become a better pilot with Sporty’s 2020 Learn to Fly Course. Over 15 hours of HD video and animations explain everything you need to know to earn your Private Pilot certificate and feel confident in the left seat. Combine that with powerful test prep tools, a comprehensive document library, and convenient app options, and you have aviation’s most complete training course.

What's new:

  • Expanded video segments cover important topics like real world communication scenarios, tips for training with the iPad, flying with glass cockpits, using new weather forecast tools, and more.
  • New test prep tools in Sporty’s Pilot Training app for iOS and Android allow you to focus on your weakest areas by tracking progress in dozens of subject areas, then creating smart study sessions.
  • Chromecast integration and a RokuTV channel (in addition to our existing Apple TV app) mean you can watch Sporty’s videos anywhere - even your smart TV. And your progress always stays in sync.
  • An FAA library offers access to 25 popular resources, from the Airplane Flying Handbook to important Advisory Circulars - over $300 in books for free. The Pilot Training app includes powerful PDF tools like bookmarks and search.

  • Checkride Prep Flashcards test your knowledge of key subjects the examiner will ask about, and a complete checkride checklist explains everything you need for the big day.

  • Video review notes make it easy to review the key points from every video segment. Included free with the course, it’s easy to read as you watch each segment, or print out the entire document for use as a refresher.

  • A redesigned online training portal iss simpler, faster, and mobile-friendly. It’s easy to use on all your devices, and there’s no software to download. Perfect for on-the-go studying.

  • Free lifetime updates mean you’ll always have access to the latest information and study tools. This includes all platforms, from your phone to your TV. There are no subscriptions and no upgrade fees.

 

10 reasons pilots prefer Sporty's courses:

1. Five formats, one price

We know you’re busy, so our course is available almost anywhere. Use our online learning platform for complete access to videos and quizzes anywhere you have an internet connection. There’s no software to install – just log in and start learning. Or use our dedicated mobile apps for iPad, iPhone, Android, Apple TV, and Roku which allow you to download videos for offline viewing. Progress automatically syncs between all formats so you can start a study session on your phone and finish on your laptop without missing a beat.

Completion certificate2. Get your written test endorsement

When you complete the course, we’ll  give you the flight instructor endorsement to take the written test—instantly! You can take this endorsement to the FAA testing center, and log it in your ForeFlight logbook. It's complete preparation for the FAA Knowledge Test.

3. Pass all your tests—guaranteed!

Our course is so complete we guarantee you’ll pass all three tests: the written, oral and flight. Our video segments make complicated subjects like aerodynamics and weather easy to understand, so you’ll impress the examiner. Plus, our Airman Certification Standards Study Guide cross-references every required task to the videos, making it easy to review for the checkride.

HD Maneuvers4. dynamic in-flight video

Sporty’s courses are famous for their HD video and 3D animations. Not a boring ground school, we put you in the cockpit for a real world look at what flying is all about. You’ll see the flight maneuvers from the left seat, and you’ll hear actual communications with air traffic control. Plus, each video segment includes helpful review notes for efficient studying, and many also have review quizzes to reinforce key concepts. 

5. 32 fully-narrated hd maneuvers

In addition to the comprehensive video segments, Sporty’s Learn to Fly course also includes a detailed maneuvers guide. All 32 maneuvers you might be tested on are included, with a 3D animation of the maneuver, narrated procedures, common errors, and completion standards. It’s a great way to review for the checkride.

Test Prep Tools6. powerful test prep tools

You’ll ace the written test with our interactive tools. Create customized study sessions from the actual FAA test questions and see the right and wrong answers, plus plain English explanations written by our team of CFIs. Detailed analytics show you which areas need the most help, and allow you to study only the questions you’ve missed. Then, take a practice test that simulates the real knowledge exam you'll have to pass. 

7. flight instructor tracking

We make it easy for your instructor to follow your progress through the course, so you always stay in sync with your in-person lessons. Invite a CFI to see your practice test scores and review your video progress.

8. Ask a CFI

If you're stumped by a difficult subject, talk to the experienced flight instructors at Sporty's. We have a team of over 25 CFIs on staff at our flight school, training students every day just like you, so they can offer quick, helpful answers. Just click the Ask a CFI button to send a message.

Complete Training Syllabus

9. COMPLETE TRAINING SYLLABUS AND ACS

Research shows that pilots learn better when they use a high quality syllabus. We include a complete Training Course Outline as part of our course – the same one we use in our flight school. It includes detailed outlines for both ground and flight lessons. Think of it as a bridge between your at-home study and flight training. Our course also includes the full text of the FAA’s Airman Certification Standards (ACS) - your guide to the checkride - and cross-references each task to the video segments.

10. FREE LIFETIME UPDATES

When you buy a Sporty's course, you're gaining access to a a training platform that's always up to date and always improving. We are continually adding new video segments to reflect new regulations and technology. We also refresh our FAA test question database regularly, so you don't study outdated topics. There's no additional fee or subscription to receive these updates - just log in and learn!

 

MORE POWERFUL FEATURES:

  • Covers Private, Recreational, and Sport Pilot - train for one or all three certificates with one course.
  • Download videos for offline viewing in the app or stream them with an internet connection.
  • Automatic progress sync between all formats.
  • Air Facts segments go beyond the textbook to make you a proficient pilot.
  • Review notes and quick quizzes after most videos help you review your progress.
  • Closed captioned videos help students whose first language is not English.
  • Connect to your ForeFlight logbook to log your written test endorsement.
  • Redbird GIFT integration: use Sporty's course with Redbird simulators.
  • Earn FAA WINGS credit and save on your insurance.
  • Automatic updates mean you learn the latest information.

 

The Aviation Consumer's top pick

“The course videos are professional, well-organized and come with a highly useful search function.”

“It’s nearly impossible to find fault with this course.”

“It puts worthy focus on aeronautical decision-making and real-world flying scenarios.”

“Our top pick... Its content is engaging, intuitive, highly portable and provides the greatest number of study options for all aspects of initial training.”

 

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AVAILABLE ON ALL YOUR DEVICES, TRY FOR FREE:

Online Course using a web browser – Login here

iPhone/iPad in Sporty's Pilot Training app – Apple App Store

AppleTV app – 4th Generation AppleTV or newer

Android in Sporty's Pilot Training app – Google Play Store

RokuTV App – search for the Sporty's Pilot Training Channel on your Roku device

 

Fly at Sporty’s Academy

Stop dreaming and start flying at Sporty’s world headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. The same experienced, professional instructors that bring you Sporty’s award-winning pilot training courses on DVD or online are available to fly with you at the renowned Sporty’s Academy Flight Training Center – Clermont County Airport (I69). Whether you want to enroll in a training course to earn a pilot certificate or simply take a flight, Sporty’s Academy is here to serve your aviation needs in a fleet of impeccably maintained aircraft. SportysAcademy.com or email Fly@SportysAcademy.com.

 

Course Content

Volume 1 - Your First Few Hours

  • Intro / The Flight
  • When Should You Fly
  • Air Facts -- Weather Junkies
  • Introduction to the Airplane
  • Closer Look -- Training Airplanes
  • Introduction to the Cockpit
  • Closer Look -- Cockpit Variations
  • Introduction to Airplane Engines
  • Air Facts -- Engine TLC
  • Fuel, Propeller, and Electrical System
  • Closer Look -- Engine Variations
  • Air Facts -- Purposeful Preflight
  • Preflight
  • Engine Start
  • Communications
  • Air Facts -- Getting the Message
  • Taxi, Run-up, Traffic Pattern
  • Closer Look -- Wind Direction Indicators
  • Takeoff
  • Closer Look -- Tower Controlled Airports
  • Air Facts -- Takeoff Tips
  • Four Fundamentals
  • Air Facts -- Pitching and Turning
  • Four Fundamentals (part 2)
  • Air Facts -- The Proper Attitude
  • Conclusion

Volume 2 - Practicing Landings

  • Ground Reference Maneuvers
  • Closer Look -- Taxi Tips
  • Engines
  • Air Facts -- Engine Suspicion
  • Aerodynamics
  • Closer Look -- Angle Of Attack
  • Slow Flight
  • Closer Look -- Change Of Scenery
  • Stalls
  • Air Facts -- Stall Rhetoric
  • Normal Landings
  • Air Facts -- Down to Earth
  • Takeoff & Landing Variations

Volume 3 - Your First Solo

  • Pre-Solo Maneuvers
  • Closer Look -- Flight Training Across the Pond
  • Steep Turns
  • Closer Look -- Touch and Go
  • Emergencies
  • Air Facts -- Emergencies
  • Fog & Atmospheric Pressure
  • Thunderstorms and Flight Service Stations
  • Closer Look -- Telephone Weather Briefings
  • Air Facts -- Weatherwise
  • The Pitot Static System
  • Closer Look - The Pilot's Operating Handbook
  • Runway Safety
  • Drag
  • Closer Look -- Reducing Drag
  • Thrust, Stability, & Center of Gravity
  • Closer Look -- Phonetic Alphabet
  • Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Air Facts -- Eye to the Sky
  • Student Pilot & Medical Certificate
  • Air Facts -- Fit for Flight
  • Solo

Volume 4 - Recreational and Sport

  • Predicting Performance
  • Closer Look -- Runway Markings
  • Maximum Performance Takeoffs & Landings
  • Visual Approach Slope Indicators
  • Magnetic Compass
  • Weather Theory
  • Weather Data
  • Airspace
  • Rules for Recreational Pilots
  • Publications and Charts
  • Rules To Fly By
  • More Weather Theory
  • Air Facts
  • More Weather Data
  • Weight and Balance
  • Written and Oral Test
  • Flight Test

Volume 5 - Your Dual Cross Countries

  • Night Flying
  • Air Facts -- The Night Shift
  • Publications and Charts
  • Air Facts -- Where Is It Really
  • Flight Planning and Computations
  • Air Facts -- Leave Yourself an Out
  • VOR Navigation
  • Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • ADF Navigation
  • Closer Look -- Line Crews
  • Weather Theory
  • Closer Look -- Weather Information
  • Weather Data
  • Closer Look -- Beehive Airports
  • The Dual Cross Country Flight
  • Closer Look -- Sporty's E6B
  • Airspace
  • Air Facts -- Finding the Logic
  • Wrap Up - Going Places

Volume 6 - Your Solo Cross Countries

  • Air Traffic Control
  • Air Facts -- Getting to Know You
  • Magnetic Compass
  • Closer Look -- Controller Profile
  • Performance Charts
  • Air Facts -- When Enough's Not Enough
  • Maximum Performance Takeoffs and Landings
  • Closer Look -- Aviation Adages
  • Federal Aviation Regulations
  • More Weather Theory
  • Air Facts -- Laying a Foundation
  • More Weather Data
  • Closer Look -- Practical Test Standards
  • Basic Instrument Flying
  • Air Facts -- Calm in the Clouds
  • Flying Out of Trouble
  • Air Facts -- Life's a Glitch, Then You Fly
  • Lost and Found

Volume 7 - Private Pilot Test

  • Rules to Fly By
  • Air Facts -- Logbook Memories
  • Closer Look -- Flying Maladies
  • Flight Plans
  • Closer Look -- Runway Markings
  • Weight and Balance
  • Air Facts -- A Balanced Approach
  • Private Pilot Test: The Computer Test and Oral Exam
  • Closer Look -- The AOPA
  • The Flight Test
  • Air Facts -- Flying Colors
  • High Performance
  • Cessna Skylane
  • Closer Look -- Remote Communications
  • Expanding Horizons

Course Update History

What's New in Version 5.5 - June 7, 2019

The Learn to Fly Course in the mobile Pilot Training app for iOS and Android now includes all the FAA Handbooks for convenient studying. These are viewable in a new powerful document reader in both app platforms, that allows for easier reading, searching and bookmarking when viewing each document.

 

What's New in Version 5.4 - February 15, 2019

Five new video segments added covering pilot communication procedures at non-towered airports, Class B, Class C, Class D airspace and airports, and en route communications with ATC.

 

What's New in Version 5.3 - January 31, 2019

New Sporty's Roku Pilot Training Channel allows you to access the Learn to Fly Course on the popular Roku smartTV platform. Also adds Chromecast support for the Android version of the Pilot Training app.

 

What's New in Version 5.2 - December 23, 2018

The iPhone and iPad apps were updated with an improved Test Prep interface. The new design includes colorblind accessibility enhancements and provide a better experience when studying for FAA tests on the iPhone's smaller screen.

What's New in Version 5.1 - December 7, 2018

The Android app now includes complete FAA test prep features, allowing you to study test prep questions, answers and detailed explanations for the Private, Sport and Recreational Pilot tests. The app also now allows you to take simulated practice tests and earn your knowledge test endorsement based on your Android test results.

What's New in Version 5.0 - October 24, 2018

Updated to the new Sporty's 2019 Learn to Fly Course

Online Course Features
- Video Search: quickly find a specific video segment based on a keyword search
- All new FAA Test Prep: a new faster test prep module features 3 new study modes, Smart Study, Marked Question Study and Incorrectly Answered Questions study
- Test Prep Analytics: see detailed reports on past performance in each category of question
- Test Prep Answer References: each question includes a link to view the specific FAA reference book or resource from which the question is based.
- CFI Progress Sharing: this feature was enhanced to allow you to share the specific video segments you've completed, and how you answered each question on practice tests
- CloudAhoy Integration: Connect your CloudAhoy account to view an analysis of the maneuvers completed on each flight, with links to view the corresponding flight training video segment from the course
- FAA Handbooks: quick access to all the FAA handbooks and reference guides

NEW Android App
- view all the video segments on an Android phone or tablet
- study test prep questions in Learning and Test Modes
- progress automatically syncs with the online course and iOS app
- automatically included with the 2019 Learn to Fly Course

iPhone/iPad App
- Video Search: quickly find a specific video segment based on a keyword search
- Test Prep Answer References: each question includes a link to view the specific FAA reference book or resource from which the question is based.

What's New in Version 4.1 - June 11, 2018

- includes the new version of the Airman Certification Standards (ACS), FAA-S-ACS-6B. Each ACS Task includes a video review section that allows you to quickly access the corresponding video training content.
- includes updated FAA test prep questions/answers and incorporates the updated figures from the new version of the Airman Knowledge Testing Supplement, version FAA-CT-8080-2H

 

What's New in Version 4.1 - June 11, 2018


- includes the new version of the Airman Certification Standards (ACS), FAA-S-ACS-6B. Each ACS Task includes a video review section that allows you to quickly access the corresponding video training content.
- includes updated FAA test prep questions/answers and incorporates the updated figures from the new version of the Airman Knowledge Testing Supplement, version FAA-CT-8080-2H

What's New in Version 4.0.2 - February 15, 2018

The Pilot Training iOS app for iPhone/iPad was updated to prevent downloaded video files from being included in daily iCloud backups.

What's New in Version 4.0.1 - November 13, 2017

The Pilot Training iOS app for iPhone/iPad adds support for iPhone X. The video player in the app was updated to include a faster and improved video player with new features: rewind/fast-forward 15 seconds, AirPlay directly to AppleTV, video subtitles.

What's New in Version 4.0 - October 19, 2017

The 2018 Learn to Fly Course now includes all 3 platforms for the same price: online, iPhone/iPad app and AppleTV app. This update also includes a new tracking system to keep your video and test score progress in sync between all 3 platforms.

New features:

- All-new iOS app available in the app store, called Sporty's Pilot Training
- 32 fully-narrated HD maneuvers
- Flight instructor tracking: invite your CFI to monitor your progress
- Review notes with each video allow you to quickly review segments with text and video
- Enhanced review quizzes allow you to jump to the section of the video for a thorough explanation

- Subtitles added to all videos

- Redbird GIFT integration allows you to use Sporty’s course with Redbird simulators

What's New in Version 3.9.1 - June 12, 2017

- updated to include the 2017 Airman Certification Standards (ACS) for Private Pilot, which is fully integrated with the video training to cover each task and maneuver required for your checkride.

What's New in Version 3.9 - May 19, 2017

- the interactive maneuvers guide has come to life with 31 new animated HD videos, each narrated with step-by-step instructions on how to complete the maneuver.

Added new HD video segments covering the following topics:

• 6 rules for VFR Cross-Country Flying
• Your Deceptive Flying Mind
• Runway Markings
• The Private Pilot Oral and Flight Test
• Flying the Cessna Skylane
• Remote Communications

What's New in Version 3.8 - January 10, 2017

- includes new high-resolution figures and images for the written test prep component of the course, providing much greater detail when answering questions.

What's New in Version 3.7 - December 21, 2016

- updated quiz questions following video segments for more accurate review
- new video segments covering ATC, staying calm in the clouds, instrument tips, and more
- Lightspeed Tryout program offers access to Sierra ANR headset for monthly fee

 

What's New in Version 3.6 - October 26, 2016

- added the latest FAA test questions to the written test prep component of the course
- incorporates the latest version of the Airman Knowledge Test Supplement for the FAA test prep questions

What's New in Version 3.5 - October 13, 2016

Added new HD video segments covering the following topics:

- ADS-B surveillance, traffic and in-flight weather
- Aircraft performance charts
- Maximum performance takeoffs and landings
- Advanced weather theory
- Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs)

What's New in Version 3.4 - June 15, 2016

- includes the new Airman Certification Standards (ACS) for the private pilot, including the ability to review video segments directly from each task in the ACS
- added the latest FAA test questions to the written test prep component of the course
Added new HD video segments covering the following topics: new student pilot certificate, Airman Certification Standards (ACS)

What's New in Version 3.3 - March 1, 2016

Added new HD video segments covering the following topics:

• Go/No-Go decision
• Training airplanes
• Introduction to the Cockpit
• How airplane engines work
• Prop, fuel and electrical systems
• Preflight
• Starting the engine
• Radio communications
• Taxiing the airplane
• Traffic pattern operations

What's New in Version 3.1 - January 6, 2016

Adds new HD video segments on the following topics:

• Ground Reference Maneuvers (S-turns across a road and turns around a point)
• Steep Turns
• Touch and Go Landings
• Emergency Procedures
• Weather Theory (Fog, Atmospheric Pressure and Thunderstorms
• Weather Forecasts & Reports (METARs, TAFs, Radar imagery)
• Pitot/Static System
• Runway Safety
• Aerodynamics
• Aeromedical Factors
• Medical Certificates

What's New in Version 3.0 - November 1, 2015

Improved HD Video Playback—We've completely revamped the video playback in the course for a much better viewing experience. The course now detects your bandwidth and automatically play the highest quality video available (including full 1080p HD when available). The new video player also makes it much easier to fast forward within a video segment, and includes better progress tracking logic.

When watching on an iPad or iPhone in the Safari web browser, you can also take advantage of the iOS 9 picture-in-picture multitasking feature. This allows you to "pop" the video out of the web browser and continue to watch the video while using another app.

What's New in Version 2.9 - September 24, 2015

Ask a CFI—This new feature allows you to get in touch with the experienced CFIs at Sporty's Academy right from the course to ask questions about the course training materials, content in the FAA written test or other aviation topics related to your flight training.


What's New in Version 2.8 - September 3, 2015

Adds all new HD video segments on the following topics:

Ground reference maneuvers

Taxi Tips

Airplane Engines

Aerodynamics

Closer Look at Angle of Attack

Slow Flight (flight maneuver)

Power-on and Power-off Stalls

 

What's New in Version 2.7 - February 11, 2015

We've enhanced the Knowledge Test Endorsement request feature -- you'll now receive your endorsement certificate immediately after completing the course. And now your request FAA Wings credit will be processed immediately after course completion.

What's New in Version 2.6 - October 18, 2014

We added all new HD video sections to the course covering night flying, aviation charts, flight planning, weather theory, airspace and cross-country flying

What's New in Version 2.5 - June 1, 2014

This update adds a new course management feature, allowing you to view completion status and access all your Sporty's online courses from a single location

What's New in Version 2.4 - February 10, 2014

This update adds the new FAA test prep supplement required for Private, Recreational and Sport Pilot written testing. The figures and legends are now displayed as full-color, high-resolution images, making it easier to see and interpret the information required to answer the FAA questions in the test prep section of the course.

What’s New in Version 2.3 - October 4, 2013

This update adds a new feature to the video training section of the app. Now after viewing select video segments you’ll be presented with a short quiz containing FAA test questions covering content from that video segment.

What’s New in Version 2.2 - July 9, 2013

We’ve added a helpful new feature in the test prep section of the course that allows you to pause and save your progress during a knowledge test session, and return later to finish. You can also now review a detailed record of your past test prep sessions, and see your answer selections and explanations for each question.

What’s New in Version 2.1 - October 1, 2012

Added compatibility with Internet Explorer 10

What’s New in Version 2.0 - March 1, 2012

Sporty’s is proud to announce all new content and a brand new modern HTML5 interface for the Learn to Fly Course, and the upgrade is free for existing users:

  • New HTML5 design means the course is compatible with all popular web browsers and mobile devices, including iPhone, iPad and Android.
  • The Learn to Fly Course now includes training for all 3 pilot certificates: Private, Recreational and Sport. You choose the track that’s right for you.
  • Improved video streaming for lighting-fast playback.
  • After successfully completing the course, you can now receive both FAA Wings credit and an endorsement to take the FAA knowledge test

 

Works with:


Internet Explorer

Firefox

Chrome

Safari

iPad/iPhone

Apple TV

Notes:

  • Requires Chrome, Safari 5+, FireFox 9+, Internet Explorer 10, iPad browser.
  • Accepted for FAA Wings Credit

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Sporty's Pilot Course Kit
The entire package contains virtually everything a beginner pilot can use, and use effectively. The flight bag looks nice, and is quite rugged with plenty of room. I'm learning to use the E6B, and my son learned to use it this summer, and he loves it. The books are what you need to complement your flying lessons, and should be useful for a very long time
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I am enjoying it very much. So much information and wisdom. Much has changed since I first learned to fly (1980's), and so much still the same but totally worth relearning. The materials are very thorough, easy to understand, and pertinent for both the experienced and new pilot. I would so recommend it! My friend and instructor strongly encouraged me to get the program, and is also impressed with everything. I love the new electronic E6B. One recommendation - offer a cool T-shirt as an additional option.
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I Bought the course and kit for my daughter, she loves it. She watches the videos on her apple phone, which makes it convenient since she always has it in her hand! She replays the videos to reinforce the lesson. Her flight instructor was impressed that she had everything: flight bag, manuals, log book, fuel checking tool, etc. she also loved the personalized embroidery on her flight bag.
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Professional and slick starter set.
Professional looking, arrived fast, easy way to get started with ground school and the bag is higher quality than I expected.
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It’s great! Quality Bag, Quality Instruction, overall great quality products!
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I am currently in the 3rd out of 6 modules in the online course. The course is very detailed and informative. At times it seems as if some information is incomprehensible and you may feel overwhelmed, but before you know it, it begins to make sense and you understand it. The true climax point will be when I finally put it into practice in the air. I would definitely recommend this course.
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In my Opinion, great product, Videos were great and informative. Product was shipped and received quickly. Really like the online features, you can keep up with your courses and share through Cloud Ahoy and such.
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I was disappointed with this course. There was no training outline or syllabus to go by. Not really any direction in what to do. Overpriced for what you get.
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Fast delivery and so far the course is very easy to follow. With limited time for ground school this makes a great alternative
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How long is the course accessible online after purchase?
James M on Aug 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: There is no limit - you get free updates as we make them.
Is "Sporty's Deluxe Learn To Fly Course Kit (Online)" certified as an approved FAA training provider? Is it certified in accordance with Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations part 141? I don't want to buy this kit and than find out that I wasted my time and money because the FAA doesn't accept the Sporty's pilot training kit as an appropriate training course to satisfy the completion of the ground-training when I try to take the knowledge test.
A shopper on Mar 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Our course will satisfy the completion of the ground training for the written knowledge test. We also provide the endorsement required to take the written test. With a part 141 flight school the training materials that the flight school uses would have to be certified as part of the 141 training program.

Sporty's Academy is a part 141 flight school and the learn to fly courses are used as part of the training program.
How do I access the online or app course once I've gotten the deluxe kit? Is there a code to use to avoid paying the 200 for the app?
Jake_2018 on May 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Go to www.sportys.com/mycourses and log into your course.
I first received my private pilot license in 1987. I accumulated about 15 hours of flying that year, got married and had kids and I stopped flying by 1988. I want to start flying again so I recently purchased the Microsoft Simulator X software along with the Saitek Flight Controls. I need to reintroduce myself to everything I learned in Ground School in 1987 with today's information. What is my best route to take to start flying again. I would like to take a ground school course at home while practicing on the Microsoft Simulator software then head out to an airport to fly with an instructor. Is this the best route? Can I take a ground school class at home?
Malcom K on Jan 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Malcom,
Since you have some time and did complete your PPL I would say that this course would be a good way for you to get current again and brush up on the current rules and regs. I used the course to complete my PPL after a 10 year break between when I started flight school and was able to complete my PPL. It worked out great! It was much easier than sitting in a classroom and it allowed me to move at my own pace. It helps to have at least some working knowledge of the FAR/AIM and aeronautical knowledge to really make the course beneficial to you but if you do not remember anything, no worries, the course does go through even the basics. Overall, I highly recommend the course. I know some people do not like the online/DVD approach to ground school but to me it is the way of the future and I enjoy it a lot more. Hope this helps you!
In the delux version of learn to fly do you get the DVDs and online as well?
A shopper on Oct 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No, this kit includes only the online course.
I live in Duluth, Minnesota and am wondering what are the requirements for the check ride? So I need the check-ride to complete the course or can I do it locally? Thank-you
Swanbo on Jan 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Our course is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge for the FAA written exam. You will need to complete the flight portion with a local flight instructor.
2018 FAR AIM included in purchase or is it 2017?
Ozzy740 on Aug 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It will be the current edition.
I noticed that there are a lot of new items as of January 2017. Are the books the newest editions as well?
David R on Jan 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes the books are the current editions.
is the FAR AIM included in this set?
George S on Sep 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes.
Is there an option to buy the kit with the ASA versions of the Airplane Flying Handbook and the Pilot’s Handbook Of Aeronautical Knowledge? I am interested in the full color versions of these books and I have seen reviews that the FAA versions (the non-ASA version), are all black and white.
Olivia C on Aug 28, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We do not have and option for the ASA books.
where is the embroidery located on the bag?
izzywhitehead on Aug 22, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It is embroidered on the front flap.
What is the difference between this and the test prep for 199? Is it just the books and bag?
Jeff T on Mar 17, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The deluxe kit includes the bag, books, plotter, and E6B as well as the course.
Can you ship to South Africa?
Willem S on Mar 6, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We ship worldwide. If available please select the I-Parcel shipping option.
Can two people use the same kit?
A shopper on Feb 10, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The kit is designed for one pilot.
Is this good for sport training?
Scott R on Feb 9, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, our course includes the Sport, Recreational and Private course.
Can I use both the APP and the Online, or is it one or the other?
ChuckVee on Dec 26, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You have access to both and can use both.
would a 14 year old be able to understand this course?
A shopper on Dec 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes.
What is the recommended study time for the course? I’m planning to take a week to study and then take the exam. My goal is to pass the written before I start flight training. Is that recommended?
Mike P on Oct 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The course includes 29 hours of video. The study time is usually three to four weeks.
Is there an option to upgrade to the ASA CX-3 flight computer?
Mike P on Oct 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, the kit is discounted with the item shown.
do the course has an expiration date? or i keep it forever?
Benzene B on Oct 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The course is yours forever.
is there an option to upgrade to another bag or are those sold seperately?
A shopper on Aug 28, 2018
BEST ANSWER: There is not an option to upgrade to another bag. The other bags are sold separately.
Does this on android or hp computer?
Big guy on May 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The course will work on any platform using a web browser.
Can my wife and I share the purchase of one course and both get endorsements?
Ron W on Apr 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The course will only issue one endorsement. You can have a CFI endorse that you have completed the home study course prior to taking the FAA written Exam.
I recently purchased the online version only and was wondering if I could upgrade to the kit?
Dustin B on Mar 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, please contact support at 513.735.9000
This is a gift. Will the recipient receive DVD's or online access?
A shopper on Jan 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: They will receive online access. We do offer a DVD version as well: http://www.sportys.com/pilotshop/sporty-s-deluxe-learn-to-fly-course-kit-dvd.html
Can this be used for a part 61 school?
A shopper on Jan 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, we use it for both are part 61 and part 141 customers.
How long is the written test endorsement valid for once the course is completed?
A shopper on Jan 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The endorsement does not have an expiration date. The test results are valid for two years.
Does this bundle also include eBook/ePub format of FAR AIM or the Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge?
David D on Dec 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The books in this bundle are softcover books.
If I take the course will I receive a certificate of completion after I finish it?
A shopper on Dec 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You will receive an endorsement to take the FAA Written Exam.
I don't need the logbook from this package, can I exclude it from my purchase?
A shopper on Nov 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You could request that the log book is removed. However, the price would not change the kit price.