Join Sparrow Flying Club
We have Central Arkansas’s only Light Sport Aircraft rental and offer the area’s only access to Sport Pilot training. We have the state’s 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. 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 and David, Charles and Nathan 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!

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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Latest Updates

  • Sparrow Christmas Party

    Last Friday night, Sparrow Flying Club had a Christmas party for members and their families. We had a great time enjoying some grilled meats and fixings for dinner. During dinner, it was nice to meet and talk with some of the other members that I hadn’t met yet (including the […] read more

  • Take advantage of our Groupon deal!

    In case you haven’t seen it yet, we currently have a deal on Groupon! $99 for Discovery Flight lesson for one ($225 value) $125 for sightseeing tour for two ($299 value) $425 for two two-hour pilot lessons towards a private-pilot license plus one month of Sparrow Flying Club membership ($692 […] read more

  • New Site is Live!

    We have finally launched our redesigned website. There are a number of new features still to come, but please let us know if you’d like to see something in particular here by emailing us at info@sparrowflyingclub.com. We look forward to providing more content and features as the days go by. […] read more

  • The Clouds

    Here’s a quick story from one of the members of the group: While working on my ticket with Michael Hinchcliff, in order to fulfill my 3 hours of “under the hood” instruction I requested to experience real IFR conditions as part of that training. During one of those IFR flights […] read more

Upcoming Events

May 30, 2015
ATC - 12:00 am–12:00 am
Group Ground Lesson - 9:00 am–11:00 am
June 6, 2015
Weather Information

Forecast for Conway, AR

Partly Cloudy
Thursday 05/28 20%
High 83° / Low 69°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.
Thunderstorm
Friday 05/29 80%
High 87° / Low 66°
Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then mainly cloudy during the afternoon with thunderstorms likely. High 87F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Thunderstorm
Saturday 05/30 80%
High 81° / Low 65°
Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then mainly cloudy during the afternoon with thunderstorms likely. High 81F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

METAR
KLIT 290053Z 16003KT 10SM FEW110 OVC250 22/19 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP170 T02220189
KLIT 282353Z 14005KT 10SM FEW040 SCT110 OVC250 23/18 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP168 60031 T02280183 10289 20228 56024
KLIT 282253Z 11004KT 10SM FEW070 SCT110 OVC250 23/18 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP169 T02280183
KLIT 282153Z 08004KT 10SM FEW020 SCT070 BKN110 OVC250 23/19 A3007 RMK AO2 TSE28RAE28 SLP183 CB DSNT NE-SE MOV E P0000 T02330189
KLIT 282128Z 15009KT 10SM FEW033 OVC110 24/18 A3007 RMK AO2 TSE28RAE28 TS MOVD E OCNL LTGCG DSNT E CB DSNT NE-SE MOV E P0000
KLIT 282053Z 31005KT 7SM -TSRA SCT033CB BKN065 OVC090 25/16 A3010 RMK AO2 TSB31RAB03 SLP192 OCNL LTGICCG NE-E TS NE-E MOV E P0031 60031 T02500161 58005
TAF
KLIT 282343Z 2900/2924 14003KT P6SM BKN250 TEMPO 2906/2910 5SM BR FM291000 16003KT 5SM BR SCT005 SCT250 TEMPO 2910/2913 1SM BR BKN005 FM291400 21005KT P6SM SCT020 BKN250 FM291800 19006KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB BKN100
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


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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Nathan Bradshaw


I developed my love for flying through my dad, Barry Bradshaw. He mainly flew from the time he was a teenager until I was a little baby, just long enough...
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