Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer

$64.95
$64.95

Availability: In stock

Product ID: 7095A

May be used on FAA Tests

Over 240,000 pilots have trusted Sporty’s Electronic E6Bs over the years for fast flight planning and accurate FAA test calculations. Its pilot-friendly design makes quick work of any navigational, weight and balance, or fuel problem, and it also performs conventional arithmetic calculations. It’s invaluable for students and experienced pilots alike. You will never need another aviation computer.

Features

    • Backlit screen for night operations in t...
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May be used on FAA Tests

Over 240,000 pilots have trusted Sporty’s Electronic E6Bs over the years for fast flight planning and accurate FAA test calculations. Its pilot-friendly design makes quick work of any navigational, weight and balance, or fuel problem, and it also performs conventional arithmetic calculations. It’s invaluable for students and experienced pilots alike. You will never need another aviation computer.

Features

    • Backlit screen for night operations in the cockpit
    • Built-in storage case protects the screen when not in use
    • Large keypad for easier operation in turbulence
    • Rubber feet keep the E6B from moving when in use
    • Quick reference card 

24 Aviation Functions

  • Density altitude
  • True airspeed
  • Required rate of climb
  • Crosswind component
  • Top of descent
  • Fuel required
  • Weight and arm
  • Endurance
  • Plan true airspeed
  • Wind correction angle
  • Ground speed
  • Actual Mach number
  • Cloud base

20 Aviation Conversions

  • Celsius<>Fahrenheit
  • Nautical miles<>statute miles
  • Nautical miles<>kilometers
  • Gallons<>Liters
  • Avgas gallons<>pounds
  • Jet A gallons<>pounds
  • Pounds<>kilograms
  • Feet<>meters
  • In. Mg<>millibars
  • Hours<>hours:minutes:seconds

Deluxe Timer

  • Clock with local, home and Zulu time zones
  • Count up flight timer
  • Count down timer for approaches

Measures 6.25”h x 3.25”w x 1”d. Uses 3 AAA batteries. Five year warranty.

View/Download Instruction Manual

Mark Wiesenhahn

Vice President, Business Relations/Marketing - Sporty's Pilot Shop

When I was training for my first pilot's license the electronic E6B saved me time flight planning. But most importantly, it made my calculations on the written test faster and easier. I wouldn't want to take an exam without one.
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4.3 / 5.0
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Value
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Would You Recommend?
Yes (26)
No (4)
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
This flight computer is very user friendly and packed with a lot of features!
January 14, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
2 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
It's just a lot of steps to get a simple answer. Its really goof though.
December 29, 2017
Purchased
3 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Good Value and Ease of Use
As I prepared for my CFI written exam, I agonized over replacing my trusty ASA CX-1 that got me through all my FAA exams so many years ago. However, my CX-1 had become a battery-eating monster and just too unreliable to use on a FAA exam let alone for actual flight planning. I'm not sure what happened to it over the years.

Before I purchased the Sporty's electronic E6B, I was concerned about quality, ease of use, readability of the display, and battery life.

I was pleasantly surprised when I received my Sporty's flight computer as all my expectation were met. The feel and quality are great and it is only slightly larger than my old CX1. It functions very much the same way so no big learning curve was needed. The back light is a great feature and makes the display much easier to read in all lighting conditions. I simply leave the back light on all the time.

I've had it for about a year now and have never changed the batteries.

Just buy it. I waited too long to make the switch.
December 27, 2017
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Works Great!
No complaints. Wouldnt have minded a little more comprehensive manual, but that is not a deal breaker.
December 19, 2017
Purchased
2 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
trusty tool
I like the feel of a real tool not some app in my hand .
December 11, 2017
Purchased
2 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
3 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
2 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
Same tired old 1980s technology and user interface
I purchased the sporty's E6B several months ago but have since abandoned it and purchased an ASA CX-3. The poorly designed user interface is prone to creating errors and misunderstanding. For example, on crosswind component calculation a positive headwind value represents a tailwind and a negative headwind represents a headwind?
December 10, 2017
Purchased
8 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
The "Industry Standard"
The E6B has been a part of the aviation community for decades, and has been an integral part of our flight planning. The original E6B was misplaced. Until it is located, the new one will continue the task of accurately computing enroute flight times, fuel consumption, etc.
December 5, 2017
Purchased
3 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
2 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
Disappointed
This device is not intuitive or easy to use. The first example I tried doesn't match what is in the manual. So far I prefer the app over the actual device. Sportys should put together an online tutorial. Plus the back light doesn't appear to be working
December 3, 2017
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
I find this is much easier to use in flight than the manual E6B.
December 2, 2017
Purchased
3 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Too complex unless you dedicate the time to learn it. Tutorials are needed online!
To be completely fair, I was thinking this would be a quick fix to taking my FIA written. So I only had two days to learn the functions which I did not. I used the old wizz wheel.
This is not an intuitive gadget (for me).
Searching the internet, I was unable to find any tutorials so I would assume a CFI or someone with experience would have to walk me through it’s use.
If you have the time to learn the functions I am sure it is a much more accurate tool for flight planning.
My daughter will be getting this as a Christmas present. Lol
December 1, 2017
Purchased
3 months ago
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What's the difference between this one and the Sporty's E6B one?
A shopper on Nov 7, 2016
Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
CX-2 Flight Computer
CX-2 Flight Computer
BEST ANSWER: From what I have read the sporty's is just an overall better product I have the cx-2 I have yet to use it very much but sometimes the calculations are off or wrong and it dose not have a backlight like the sportys I'll be sending my CX-2 back and ordering the sportys
Hello, can this be used on the Canadian PPL and CPL exams?
David C on Jul 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, go to the following site: http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/opssvs/general-exams-computers-2011.htm
Is this LED or monochrome?
A shopper on Aug 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It is not LED, it has backlight
Does this calculator do Cosine? The ATP has questions on Cosine PLUS everything else here.
A shopper on Feb 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I did not see a cos/sin function on the calculator. Your best bet is to remember the cos/sin chart conversions if you dont have a scientific calculator or use the one provided by the computer in the testing site.
Can you use this one for FAA exams?
Loren A on Oct 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, I believe you can as this is an electronic version of the E6B computer (whiz wheel). I have'tn actually tried to do so myself, so I will add that caveat.
Hi, just wondering what WCA stands for on the display. I couldn't find it in the instruction manual. What does it stand for, or where can I find it? Thanks for your help.
dylanweav3 on Jul 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: WCA stands for wind correction angle. It will be a positive or negative number, add or subtract this number from the magnetic course to get your magnetic heading. After that, add or subtract the magnetic deviation to get the course heading that you should steer on your compass.
If I buy this you should give me the phone app for free. Right?
Martin J on Jul 5, 2017
Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
Sporty's E6B Android Aviation App
Sporty's E6B Android Aviation App
BEST ANSWER: The app is a separate purchase.
Tem tradução para Potuguês / Brasil?
Charlie Charlie on Jan 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Please resubmit your question in english.
Are the keys also backlit for dusk and night operations?
Shawn E on Nov 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No, The keys are not backlit.
can you send it to Europe or Turkey? If yes, what is the shipping fee? If no can you give me a website to buy it or smilar one in Europe? Thanks in advance
B.A.D Pilot on Nov 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We Ship worldwide. Shipping cost would depend on the shipping method. When you purchase the item you will be presented with your shipping options and cost.
Is it approved for EASA test?
A shopper on Aug 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The E6B is approved for all FAA test.
Who do you obtain square root of any number ?
Hodarik on Jun 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This calculator does not have a square root function.
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