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Step 3: Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course

It’s time to move from the right seat to the left seat. EAA and Sporty’s Pilot Shop have teamed up to offer you the Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course – a $249 value – offered for free!

This online course is designed to take you all the way through the process of passing the FAA written exams to taking your first flight lesson. It’s a great way to begin your aviation journey!

What are you waiting for? Sign up today!



Why use Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course?

VIDEO: Introduction to Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course

See real-world video: Sporty’s puts you in the cockpit for a “pilot’s-eye-view” of everything you’ll see during your flight lessons.

It’s a complete course: The course focuses on learning to fly, not just memorizing test questions. The course is so complete that the FAA accepted it for use in approved flight schools.

Provides a personalized training experience: Learn on your schedule, at your own pace. Skip ahead or review segments several times over.

Includes the written test endorsement: You get the necessary signoff to take the private pilot written test—automatically. No instructor needed.

EAA will reimburse you when you pass your FAA written exam! ($150 value)

It there an age requirement?

The course is recommended for people ages 13 and up.

How do I sign up?

If you received a logbook from your Young Eagles pilot, it’s time to pull it out. Inside, you’ll find an access code for your free EAA student membership. Once you sign up, simply register for Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course at the same time.

Click here to sign up. Sporty’s will e-mail you directly with your username and password. If you are already an EAA student member and need access, just call 800-843-3612 and we’ll get you started!

What if I don’t have an access code?

You can register for your free EAA student membership even if you didn’t receive an access code from your pilot. All you need to do is answer a few questions about your flight so we can verify your status.

When can I begin my course?

Sporty’s will send you an email with your username and password. Once you receive that you can begin the course. It may take 2 to 3 business days before you receive your email from Sporty’s; if you still haven’t received an email, remember to check your spam folder.

How is the course set up?

Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course lets you decide which pilot certificate works best for you—Sport, Recreational or Private. After you complete the first three volumes of the course, you’ll receive a Free First Flight Lesson, and EAA will reimburse the cost of the FAA Written Test.

Click Here for Step 4: Your First Flight Lesson


Thank you to Sporty’s Pilot Shop for their continuing support of EAA’s Flight Plan.

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