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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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Forecast for Conway, AR

Wednesday 03/21 10%
High 64° / Low 36°
Clear. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.
Thursday 03/22 10%
High 66° / Low 48°
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High 66F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday 03/23 0%
High 73° / Low 59°
Cloudy skies. High 73F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Available data for KLIT from the past 5 hours
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03:53 UTC

Wind: 0° 0kt

Visibility: 10 SM


Temp: 9 deg C / 48.2 deg F

Dewpoint: 2 deg C / 35.6 deg F

Pressure: 30.25 inHg

KLIT 212333Z 2200/2224 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM221400 14005KT P6SM SCT250 FM221900 17008KT P6SM SCT100 BKN250
Our Staff

David Jones


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


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


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


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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