ASA CX-3 Flight Computer

$79.95
$79.95

Availability: In stock

Product ID: 8499A

The CX-3 Flight Computer makes flight planning simple by taking confusion out of the equation. Fast, versatile and easy to use, the CX-3 delivers accurate results quickly and efficiently. It can be used on all FAA and Canadian pilot, mechanic, and dispatcher knowledge exams. Whether used for flight planning, ground school, or knowledge testing, the menu organization reflects the order in which a flight is normally planned and executed, resulting in a natural flow from one function to the next wi...

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The CX-3 Flight Computer makes flight planning simple by taking confusion out of the equation. Fast, versatile and easy to use, the CX-3 delivers accurate results quickly and efficiently. It can be used on all FAA and Canadian pilot, mechanic, and dispatcher knowledge exams. Whether used for flight planning, ground school, or knowledge testing, the menu organization reflects the order in which a flight is normally planned and executed, resulting in a natural flow from one function to the next with a minimum of keystrokes,br>
Multiple aviation functions can be performed on the CX-3 flight computer including those related to time, speed, distance, heading, wind, fuel, altitude, cloud base, standard atmosphere, glide, climb & descent, weight & balance, as well as a holding pattern function to help determine entry method and holding details. A calculator, clock, timer and stopwatch are also built in along with multiple settings for lighting, backlighting, themes, scrolling speed, time zones and more.

The sleek design, and ergonomic fit and finish of the CX-3 make for easy transport. The protective cover comes off the front and snaps onto the back of the computer. A no-slip-strip prevents the CX-3 from sliding around on smooth desk surfaces. A Theme feature provides a convenient way to switch from Standard view to Night or Daylight views. The backlighting feature controls the brightness or intensity of the screen, and the buttons on the keypad will light up in Dusk and Night modes for use in darker environments. A Favorite feature provides quick access to your most frequently used function and store the Aircraft Profile will let you store numbers specific to your aircraft.

Features:
May be used for FAA and Canadian Exams
The CX-3 complies with FAA Order 8080.6 and Advisory Circular (AC) 60-11, "Test Aids and Materials that May be Used by Airman Knowledge Testing Applicants"; therefore, you may bring the CX-3 with you to the testing centers for all pilot, mechanic, dispatcher, and FAA exams.

Numerous Aviation Functions
Calculate everything from true airspeed and Mach number, fuel burn, holding patterns, to headwind/crosswind components, center of gravity (CG), and everything in between. The menu structure provides easy entry, review, and editing within each function. Multiple problems can be solved within one function.

User Friendly
The color LCD screen displays a menu of functions, and the inputs and outputs of a selected function, for easy-to-read menus and data displays. The inputs and outputs of each function are separated on the display screen so it is clear which numbers were entered and which were calculated, along with their corresponding units of measurement. The menu organization reflects how a flight is normally planned and executed. The result is a natural flow from one function to the next with a minimum of keystrokes: to plan a flight, simply work from the menus in sequential order as you fill in your flight plan form.

Non-volatile memory
All settings including aircraft profile, weight and balance data, trip plan data, values entered by the user, and calculations performed by the device will be retained until the batteries are removed or the user performs a memory reset. Follow the CX-3 User Guide for info on backing up and restoring memory.

Ergonomic Design
The CX-3 features a simple keyboard and slim design. The non-slip cover will protect your computer inside the flight bag and it fits on the backside of the unit for easy storage while in use.

Unit Conversions
The CX-3 has 12 unit-conversions: Distance, Speed, Duration, Temperature, Pressure, Volume, Rate, Weight, Rate of Climb/Descent, Angle of Climb/Descent, Torque, and Angle. These 12 conversion categories contain 38 different conversion factors for over 100 functions.

Timers and Clocks
The CX-3 has two timers: a stopwatch that counts up, and a countdown timer. The stopwatch can be used to keep track of elapsed time or to determine the time required to fly a known distance. The countdown timer can be used as a reminder to switch fuel tanks, or to determine the missed approach point on a non-precision instrument approach. An internal clock continues running even when the flight computer is turned off. UTC, destination and local time can be displayed, and the time can be set with UTC, destination or local time.

Interactive Functions
The CX-3 is designed so the functions can be used together. You can perform “chain” calculations where the answer to a preceding problem is automatically entered in subsequent problems. Standard mathematical calculations and conversions can be performed within each aviation function.

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May 30, 2018
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Finally a readable flight computer
While in the air I have have been using the Sporty's Android E6B, You can't use that during an FAA test. The new CX-3 has a great display, readable day and night. Seems to have all the functions needed, and the upgrade process was straightforward and simple. The fact that it can be updated should add longevity/features. The only issue is it doesn't support daylight savings time, so you will need to set your local / destination timezones twice a year by offset vs named location.
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May 1, 2018
Everything I expected. Easy to read. It woud have helped to have a hard copy of the instructions. However the website is user friendly.
March 16, 2018
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The simplicity is amazing
I struggled with the complexities of the sportys e6b electronic for my private, this is so easy to use and is remarkable, it’s going to make my instrument a breeze with the rate of climb/decent and the holding pattern entry. it’s a must for any pilot both new and old.
February 18, 2018
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An Easy to Use, Essential Piece of Equipment
I am a student pilot who purchased both a traditional E-6B and the CX-3. I wanted the E-6B for nostalgic purposes and to develop that appreciation for what pilots had to use prior to the electronic computers, and not to mention to have a back up in case battery failure. The CX-3 is very intuitive and I prefer it over the E-6B for both speed and accuracy. The manual is available online, but there is a quick reference sheet included which explains the function of each keypad button. Definitely recommend.
February 9, 2018
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Outstanding performance
Makes life easier worth every penny. Very useful every pilot needs. Definitely recommend.
November 21, 2017
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8 months ago
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Good aviation calculator
Just like a CX-2, but with a lighted background and lighted buttons.
This is approved to use during FAA written exam.
However, little bit bigger than CX-2, no instructions (you have to download in pdf format at ASA website), no cords for software updates (fits Samsung USB cord on port).
Overall, pretty good so far.
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How is is charged? Does it use batteries?
Jim G on Oct 21, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The calculator uses batteries.
how does the sportys e6b compare to the asa new cx3?
Shawn E on Jul 19, 2018
ASA CX-3 Flight Computer
ASA CX-3 Flight Computer
Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
BEST ANSWER: They have the same basic functions for flight planning. The CX3 also has the following additional functions.

Rhumb Line - This provided a True course and distance between multiple points using Lat and Long
Holding pattern - This allows a pilot to calculate the holding entry pattern and inbound heading.
To - From - Allows the course to a navigation VORTAC to be determined. Provides course and reciprocal.
Glide Ration and Distance. Gives a pilot the distance the aircraft will glide base on the glide ratio of the aircraft.
Fuel Calculation base on units and which type of fuel is being used.

The CS3 also has updateable firmware.
Which electronic E6B is the best and has the most functions? This E6B or the Sportys E6B? Thanks
Joshua on Jul 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The both have the required functions. The CX3 has more conversions.
Can I use it on EASA Atpl exam in Hungary ?
adream11 on Jan 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You would need to check with the examiner in Hungary. It is allowed in the FAA exam.
what is the difference between cx3 and e6b?
A shopper on Jan 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: They are the same. The cx3 is ASA's E6B.
Do you deliver to south Africa?
Dale N on Jan 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, we ship worldwide.
Does it calculate landing distance?
A shopper on Dec 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It does not calculate landing distance.
Does it help with takeoff distance questions?
A shopper on Nov 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It does not calculate takeoff distance.
Does it calculate true altitude?
A shopper on Nov 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It calculates pressure and density altitude
Can I purchase this as an app on iPhone?
A shopper on Nov 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This is not available as an app on the iPhone.
How big is the CX-3 flight computer?
A shopper on Oct 27, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The approximate size is 2.5 inches by 3.5 inches.
How long do the batteries last, particularly when compared to the Sportys Electronic Flight Computer? Which of the two devices would be more suitable for turbine and large aircraft operations?
A shopper on Jan 21, 2018
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