Win a Sporty?s Online Pilot Training Course!


You can get a chance to win one of three Sporty's Online Pilot Courses by entering our online giveaway. No purchase is necessary, and the official rules can be found below. The contest runs from August 21st through September 22nd, 2008.

Sporty's new web-based courses provide a great resource for pilots looking to get their first certificate or add that important rating. The four different courses are the Recreational Pilot, the Private Pilot, the Transition to Private Pilot, and the Instrument Rating. No need to load up the DVD; just log on with a broadband connection and start learning. There are high-quality streaming videos that teach you the ins and outs of flying, a separate module just for studying for the written, a computer-animated maneuvers guide, a built-in course organizer and more. And Sporty's online courses remember your progress so that next time you log in, you can just pick up from where you left off. To learn more and try the demo, visit

The Sporty's Online Pilot Courses range in cost from between $99 and $249, depending on the title, but the great news is that you can win one for free by entering our giveaway below. And don't forget: You can enter as often as once a day. Good luck, with your ratings and with the contest!

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1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Enter online after 12:01 p.m. ET, August 21, 2008, at Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on September 22, 2008. One entry per person or email address per day.

2. This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, DC, 18 years of age and older, except the employees of the Sponsors, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Sporty's and members of their immediate families.

3. One winner will be selected at random from all eligible entrants. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The winner will be notified by mail and/or by email. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

4. 1 winner will receive one Sporty's Online Pilot Training Course, retail value ("ARV"): between $99 and $249, depending on the title.

5. No transfers, substitutions in prizes or cash will be allowed except by Sponsor, who may substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

6. The winner must comply with all instructions in the prize notification letter, including the completion of an affidavit and liability/publicity release, and return them within 15 days of the date on the prize notification letter; otherwise prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. By entering and/or by accepting a prize, you agree to be bound by these rules and to release Sponsors from any and all liability arising out of your participation in this Sweepstakes with respect to the awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of any prize.

7. Liability for any applicable taxes will be the sole responsibility of the winner. All expenses not specifically provided for by Sponsors in these rules are the sole responsibility of the winner.

8. Entries that are lost, late, illegible or incomplete for any reason will not be eligible. Sponsors reserve the right to modify or terminate this Sweepstakes or disqualify any entry in the event of technical impairment by computer virus or otherwise. In the event of early termination, Sponsors will randomly select winners from all eligible entries received at time of termination. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the email account is registered. This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States with venue in New York County in the State of New York.

9. For winner's list, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope after October 15th, 2008, to: Sporty's Online Pilot Training Course, Attention: Editorial Dept., Flying Magazine, 41st Floor, 1633 Broadway, New York, NY 10019. Residents of VT may omit postage.

Thank you for entering the Sporty's Online Pilot Training Course giveaway! Remember that you can enter as often as once a day. Here are some recent winners of giveaways on! Congratulations to all the lucky winners!

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