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    Military Spec Kneeboard 8601A Military Spec Kneeboard
    Rated 3.96153846154 /5 based on 78 customer reviews
    35.95
    Product description: Military Spec Kneeboards - Available Exclusively from Sporty's These kneeboards are currently in use by Air Force and Navy pilots as well as other members of the U.S. Dept. of Defense. They were adopted by the Air Force and Navy because of their proven reliability, high quality, and lightweight construction. The wide elastic strap, contoured bottom with non-slip foam strips, and rounded corners allow for comfortable use. The deluxe model features a rheostat lighting system for both day and night use, and the top clip opens wide enough to hold all but the thickest NACO approach plate books. We feel these Military Spec Kneeboards are the finest of their type-for both day and night flying. Sporty's Kneeboard Same high quality construction and features as our Deluxe Lighted Kneeboard, except it does not have a light. Overall measurements are 10" x 5"; weighs 10 oz.

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    Military Spec Kneeboard

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    $35.95

    Professionally wrapped in navy blue paper with brilliant white ribbon and a personalized card. Please allow 1 extra day for processing gift wrapped orders.

    ID: 8601A

    Military Spec Kneeboards - Available Exclusively from Sporty's
    These kneeboards are currently in use by Air Force and Navy pilots as well as other members of the U.S. Dept. of Defense. They were adopted by the Air Force and Navy because of their proven reliability, high quality, and lightweight construction. The wide elastic strap, contoured bottom with non-slip foam strips, and rounded corners allow for comfortable use. The deluxe model features a rheostat lighting system for both day and night use, and the top clip opens wide enough to hold all but the thickest NACO approach plate books. We feel these Military Spec Kneeboards are the finest of their type-for both day and night flying.

    Sporty's Kneeboard
    Same high quality construction and features as our Deluxe Lighted Kneeboard, except it does not have a light. Overall measurements are 10" x 5"; weighs 10 oz.
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    Location - Sacramento, CA

    Date - 10-2-2013

    Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    Sturdy
    Well built
    Curved back
    Pencil Sharpener
    Elastic Strap is holding up
    Nice buckle

    Cons

    Bit pricy

    General Comments

    Best kneeboard I have owned. Curved back allows it to stay where you need it. It doesnt roll on you thigh. Overall I would recommend investing in this kneeboard from the beginning.

    Location - Rogers, AR

    Date - 6-6-2013

    Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
    First Kneeboard
    Pros

    Contoured bottom
    round corners make it comfortable
    Keeps pen easy to reach

    Cons

    None so far.

    General Comments

    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

    Location - , CA

    Date - 3-12-2013

    Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
    kneeboard
    Pros

    fits well, doesn't move around, not too big

    Cons

    ( No Cons Listed From Reviewer )

    General Comments

    Small pilots have a hard time w/kneeboards with the seat far forward. This works well for writing down notes and instructions.

    Date - 3-12-2013

    Rating - Commercial

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    Recommended Yes
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    General Comments

    Very durable product. My last one lasted twenty years.

    Reviewer - Darrell Smith

    Location - Colorado Springs, CO

    Date - 3-5-2013

    Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    Air Force standard and sturdy plastic. The clamps on top and bottom of board are great for turns and bumpy rides to keep papers in place.

    Cons

    Slightly bulkly clip on the leg strap.

    General Comments

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    Location - Tallahassee, FL

    Date - 11-28-2012

    Rating - Private

    Overall
    Recommended Yes
    Very Helpful
    Pros

    I was having difficulty managing all the material needed during a flight. I like the kneeboard for notepads and checklist. Stays secure and I do not have to reach when needed. Comfortable as well.

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    ( No Cons Listed From Reviewer )

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    Date - 11-13-2012

    Rating - Commercial

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    Recommended Yes
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    Date - 9-18-2012

    Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

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    Date - 8-29-2012

    Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    Great for flying a plane with a center stick and console throttle or other controls. It is very narrow, sits only on top of your thigh and works perfectly as it doesn't get in my way. Top clip is very strong and unit has a bottom clip as well....well thought out.

    Cons

    None for me....

    General Comments

    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

    Reviewer - jayteewilson

    Location - Walerboro, SC

    Date - 8-21-2012

    Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    ( No Pros Listed From Reviewer )

    Cons

    Pencil Sharpener does not contain shavings.

    General Comments

    Overall, I got what I was expecting.
    Not too sure on the durability yet as I have not had a chance to use it very much.

    Location - Cayce, SC

    Date - 3-7-2012

    Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

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    Date - 3-2-2012

    Rating - Not a Pilot

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    Recommended No
    Poor replacement to my old kneeboard
    Pros

    The retention of items is as effective as I expected.
    The pencil holder holds the pencil that is included in the order.

    Cons

    The plastic feels like it will break easily.
    The plastic clip is stiff, requires both hands to operate, and feels brittle.
    The kneeboard DOES NOT OPEN UP for storage as other models do.
    The pencil holder mounted on the side is a simple small plastic tube that can not accommodate different sized of pencils and certainly not pens.
    The strap will not tighten to fit the leg of a small framed individual.
    This construction looks and feels cheap and poorly implemented.
    The price is WAY to high for such a simple, plastic, and inflexible kneeboard.

    General Comments

    Years ago I purchased a kneeboard that I absolutely loved from Sportys.com. It was made of aluminum, opened up to allow storage of items, and fit my small leg like a glove.

    After its loss to theft I returned to this site prepared to purchase a replacement. After finding what appeared to be the same item from the same website I purchased it. Days later I opened the package but was met by what appeared to be a cheap, plastic, and watered-down version of my previous kneeboard. I could have avoided this error if the picture on the site was of improved detail and if I had been patent enough to read other persons reviews.

    I gave this item a few days and tried to give it a fair shake. In my line of work my tools have to be durable, simple to use (that clip on the strap is terrible), and not bleed my wallet dry.

    Overall my opinion of Sportys.com merchandise is significantly reduced due to this event. It should be noted that when I mailed this item back for the return it cost me slightly over $5.00. I was charged over $11.00 in

    Reviewer - Military Spec Kneeboard

    Location - Peachtree City, GA

    Date - 2-2-2012

    Rating - ATP

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    Military Spec Kneeboard
    Pros

    This Kneeboard is every bit as good as the one I started US Air Force flight training with in 1980 at Reese AFB, Lubbock, Texas. I give it all 5's.

    Cons

    ( No Cons Listed From Reviewer )

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    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

    Date - 1-12-2012

    Rating - Commercial

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    Exactly like the military version. Durable and easy to use.

    Cons

    ( No Cons Listed From Reviewer )

    General Comments

    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

    Reviewer - Alfredo839

    Location - Italy, UL

    Date - 12-4-2011

    Rating - Private

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    Recommended No
    Pros

    Solid

    Cons

    Too basic, just a piece of pastic...

    General Comments

    I would use a differente kneeboard

    Date - 11-9-2011

    Rating - Commercial

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    Recommended No
    Pros

    As a former military pilot, the kneeboard design is very familiar to me.

    Cons

    The leg strap is very difficult to release.-takes me two hands.

    General Comments

    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

    Reviewer - laxman Parmar

    Location - hadley, MA

    Date - 10-18-2011

    Rating - Sport

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    Recommended Yes
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    ( No Pros Listed From Reviewer )

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    Date - 7-21-2011

    Rating - Commercial

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    nice solid place to wright

    Cons

    bulky with a lot of wasted area

    General Comments

    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

    Date - 5-26-2011

    Rating - ATP

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    Size and layout exactly duplicates the old milspec board of years past. Extra clip on bottom for holding charts in place

    Cons

    Don't like it in plastic. Doesn't have the 'bulletproof' feel the old one had

    General Comments

    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

    Date - 4-18-2011

    Overall
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    Recommended No
    Pros

    Form fts leg and nice pencil holder

    Cons

    Too much plastic molding.

    General Comments

    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

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