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We have Central Arkansas’s only Light Sport Aircraft rental and offer the area’s only access to Sport Pilot training. Our emphasis is on safety and the positive promotion of General Aviation. Contact Us Today

Sparrow Flying Club is Arkansas’s premier flying club and aircraft rental company

We have the areas only Light Sport Aircraft rental and offer the state’s only access to Sport Pilot training. Our emphasis is on safety and the positive promotion of General Aviation. We have been in business since 2006. David and Charles have a combined aviation experience of over 60 years in flying and instructing with civilian, military, corporate, airline and charter.

Different missions, Different Needs, Different Planes

Lets face it, flying is expensive.  The cost of learning to fly as well as maintaining your proficiency is steep enough.  Add the cost of owning, insuring and maintaining one aircraft for training and later for personal use, can make the dollars skyrocket.  Additionally, the plane you purchase to train in will not most likely be the plane that will meet your mission needs later.

Not all needs of all club members fit one plane, therefore Sparrow offers the advantage of having a selection of aircraft available.  As a Sparrow Club member, you get the opportunity to schedule and fly any aircraft you or your instructor are qualified to fly.

Members also get access to the club’s Private Pilot ground school taught by one of our Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) every Saturday morning at no additional charge — a $400 value!!

What are you waiting for? Contact us and start flying today!

Membership Application (pdf)

Learn to fly

Sparrow Flying Club offers professional-level flight training that fits your needs whether you just want a Light Sport License or fly commercially.

Together is better

Being a member offers many advantages on the ground, too! The shared knowledge and experience of our members makes us all better pilots.

Ground school

Members also get access to the club’s Private Pilot Ground School taught by a club flight instructor every Saturday morning at no additional cost.

Easy business travel

Own a business? Use the planes in the club and hire a pilot to easily bypass the hectic airport lines.

Special occasions

Have a birthday? Marriage proposal? Sightseeing? We can cater to your needs to just go up in the air, celebrate, and have some fun.

Own an airplane?

Lease it to the club! Leasing your plane can help offset the cost of ownership and helps ensure it gets regular use.

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Weather Information

Forecast for Conway, AR

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 07/16 40%
High 96° / Low 74°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High 96F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Tuesday 07/17 30%
High 94° / Low 74°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Some clouds and possibly an isolated thunderstorm in the afternoon. High 94F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Wednesday 07/18 50%
High 90° / Low 72°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. High around 90F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Available data for KLIT from the past 5 hours
LITTLE ROCK, AR
Metar
KLIT 160753Z 00000KT 10SM SCT100 OVC250 24/23 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP145 T02390228 $

07:53 UTC

Wind: 0° 0kt

Visibility: 10 SM

Sky: SCT 10000 ft

Temp: 24 deg C / 75.2 deg F

Dewpoint: 23 deg C / 73.4 deg F

Pressure: 29.96 inHg

TAF
KLIT 160538Z 1606/1706 26005KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 BKN100 OVC250 FM160900 VRB05KT 6SM BR FEW050 SCT100 BKN250 FM161300 23005KT P6SM FEW030 SCT100 SCT250 FM161700 25007KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB BKN250 FM161900 30007KT P6SM -TSRA BKN050CB BKN250
Our Staff

David Jones

ATP, CFI


I really had no idea that there was a job like mine when I started learning to fly,  I just wanted to fly airplanes.  I took my first lesson in Searcy,...
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Charles Brantley

ATP, CFI


I dreamed of flying as a kid growing up in Arkadelphia, AR. I started lessons while in high school in 1974 and got my PVT license later the same year...
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Jason Fender

CFI, CFII


Jason Fender comes to us direct from Henderson State University where he did CFI and CFII training. Jason is provides sport, private, and instrument training to us. Jason lives in...
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Joshua Sherman

CFI, CFII, ATP


Josh Sherman is our newest CFI (and CFII) to join Sparrow and is currently training several students.  Give him a call!  He may be a little busying flying for PSA...
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