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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

Rain
Sunday 09/23 100%
High 67° / Low 64°
Rain
Periods of rain. High 67F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near a half an inch. Locally heavy rainfall possible.
Rain
Monday 09/24 70%
High 81° / Low 69°
Rain
Rain ending early. Then remaining mainly cloudy. High 81F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 70%.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 09/25 20%
High 85° / Low 66°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 85F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Available data for KLIT from the past 5 hours
LITTLE ROCK, AR
Metar
KLIT 231553Z 02007KT 5SM -RA BR BKN006 OVC014 18/18 A3004 RMK AO2 RAB02 SLP173 P0002 T01780178

15:53 UTC

Wind: 20° 7kt

Visibility: 5 SM

Sky: BKN 600 ft

Temp: 18 deg C / 64.4 deg F

Dewpoint: 18 deg C / 64.4 deg F

Pressure: 30.04 inHg

TAF
KLIT 231245Z 2313/2412 02006KT P6SM OVC008 TEMPO 2313/2314 2SM -RA BR OVC005 FM231400 05006KT 3SM -RA BR OVC007 FM240100 VRB03KT 2SM -RA BR OVC004
Pireps (9)
LIT UA /OV LIT045040/TM 1512/FL390/TP B737/TB OCNL MOD CHOP/RM ZME
LIT UA /OV LIT/TM 1450/FLDURD/TP E170/SK BASES 005
LIT UA /OV LIT/TM 1450/FLDURGD/TP E170/SK BASES 005
LIT UA /OV LIT/TM 1450/FLDURD/TP E170/SK BASES 005
LIT UA /OV LIT/TM 1450/FLDURD/TP E170/SK BASES 005
LIT UA /OV LIT/TM 1450/FLDURGD/TP E170/SK BASES 005
LIT UA /OV LIT225025/TM 1416/FL350/TP E75L/TB LGT-MOD CHOP/RM ZME
LIT UA /OV LIT315040/TM 1345/FL370/TP E190/TB CONT LGT CHOP/RM ZME
PBF UA /OV PBF180010/TM 1215/FL350/TP A321/TB CONT LGT OCNL MOD CHOP/RM ZME
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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