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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

Saturday 05/27 80%
High 90° / Low 69°
Strong to severe thunderstorms likely. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 05/28 50%
High 82° / Low 60°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. High 82F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 05/29 10%
High 85° / Low 61°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High near 85F. Winds light and variable.
Available data for KLIT from the past 5 hours
KLIT 272353Z 19011KT 7SM FEW038 FEW060 SCT120 30/24 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP087 T03000244 10317 20278 58011

23:53 UTC

Wind: 190° 11kt

Visibility: 7 SM

Sky: FEW 3800 ft

Temp: 30 deg C / 86 deg F

Dewpoint: 24 deg C / 75.2 deg F

Pressure: 29.79 inHg

KLIT 272320Z 2800/2824 21009KT P6SM SCT030 OVC050 FM280700 22008KT P6SM VCTS SCT025 OVC050CB TEMPO 2810/2814 VRB20G40KT 2SM TSRA BR OVC010CB FM281400 22010G16KT 5SM TSRA BR BKN010CB OVC025 FM281700 23009KT P6SM VCTS SCT025CB BKN040 FM282100 25007KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN040
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


Joining Sparrow in the last few months is Jason Fender.  He comes to us direct from Henderson State University where he did CFI and CFII training.  Jason is currently working...
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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!
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