Skip to main content
  1. Tech
  2. Gadgets & Tech
  3. Tech Gear

Sporty's BFR DVD makes your biennial pilot flight review easy and fun

See also

Sporty's BFR DVD for pilot's bieannial flight review

Rating:
Star5
Star
Star
Star
Star

Every pilot must prove that he or she is current. Therefore, the FAA mandates the BFR - the bieannial flight review every licensed pilot must do every two years. It consists of a minimum of one hour verbal ground "exam" and at least one hour of flight test. Many pilots - especially those who do not have much flight experience - are afraid of them.

An excellent way to prepare for the BFR is Sporty's BFR DVD. It is very well made, and it offers the complete aeronautical knowledge pilots necessary. This course is highly recommendable. The price is decent: $34.99 for the DVD and $29.99 for the iPad or iPhone app.

Maybe you don’t want to wait for your next flight review to get current—use this video to improve your skills today. It covers everything you should know to impress your instructor and ace your next flight review. It also makes a great reference, easily reviewed in between flights.

  • Covers regulations, weather reports, airspace, maneuvers, airport signs and markings and much more.
  • Also makes a great refresher for pilots who have been away from flying.
  • Ideal for instructors to make sure students are prepared for a flight review.
  • Covers the latest FAA rules and new technology.
  • Detailed menu allows you to select key topics and review on your own schedule.
  • Includes bonus MP3 audio file for studying in the car.

The flight Review is broken down into 6 subject areas and 42 individual video segments. Based on Sporty’s award-winning Private Pilot Flight Training Course, the Flight Review app contains over 96 minutes of engaging 3D animations and in-flight video.

  • Aeromedical Factors
    • Carbon Monoxide
    • Hypoxia
    • Visual Illusions
    • Night Illusions
    • Nitrogen & Scuba
  • Airspace
    • Class A
    • Class B
    • Class C
    • Class D
    • Class E
    • Class G
    • Special Use Airspace
    • Other Airspace (e.g. Military Training Routes)
    • Terminal Radar Service Areas (TRSA)
    • Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs)
  • Publications
    • Aviation Charts
    • NOTAMs
  • Regulations
    • Alcohol
    • Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS)
    • Fuel Planning
    • Medical Requirements
    • Supplemental Oxygen
    • PIC Responsibilities
    • Pilot Currency
    • Pilot Documents
    • Seatbelt Use
  • Airport Signs & Markings
    • Closed Runways
    • Displaced Threshold
    • Runway Lighting
    • Taxi & Runway Signs
  • Weather
    • Airmets & Sigmets
    • Convective Outlook
    • En Route Flight Advisory Service (EFAS)
    • HIWAS
    • PIREPs
    • Radar Reports
    • METARS, TAFs
    • Winds Aloft
Advertisement

Don't Miss

  • Unity
    'Assassin's Creed Unity' preview: Ubisoft comes home to its urban origins
    Games Preview
  • Smart vending machine
    This smart vending machine will recommend drinks for you based on your gender and age
    Video
    Tech Buzz
  • Destiny
    The 'Destiny' beta: 7 things we absolutely love about Bungie's new franchise
    Games Feature
  • Wi-Fi
    Find out how to stretch your Wi-Fi signal where it has never gone before
    Tech Tips
  • Far Cry
    'Far Cry 4' exclusive: Animals, avalanches, oxygen, side content and much more
    Games Interview
  • Gamer ghost
    Gamer finds and plays with ghost of deceased father on a classic game
    Video
    Headlines