Flight Gear HP Approach Bag

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$59.95

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$59.95

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Product ID: 5659A

Works for Office or Airport

This portfolio bag is the perfect size for everyday training or for a day in the office. Constructed for the pilot on the go, the Approach Bag has space for all the essentials without a massive footprint. The large main compartment features a padded computer sleeve and a mesh pocket on each end. Soft felt material on the inside walls accepts all gear mods (sold separately) for user customization.



External pockets:

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Works for Office or Airport

This portfolio bag is the perfect size for everyday training or for a day in the office. Constructed for the pilot on the go, the Approach Bag has space for all the essentials without a massive footprint. The large main compartment features a padded computer sleeve and a mesh pocket on each end. Soft felt material on the inside walls accepts all gear mods (sold separately) for user customization.

External pockets:
Headset pocket
Gadget pocket
Mesh water bottle holder
Flashlight pocket
Fuel tester pocket
Logbook/file folder pocket

Soft grip carry handles are complimented by a non-slip shoulder strap (included). A strap on the back of the bag easily slips over most rolling luggage handles. Custom embroidery available on the front of the headset pocket. Measures 16.5"l x 7”w x 11"h.

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         CESSNA 182
          N123US
           CHIEF PILOT            
      TERRY DEVORE       
I'D RATHER
BE FLYING


Flight Gear HP




Flight Gear HP
High Performance pilot bags designed by you

Sporty’s Flight Gear bags have set the standard for nearly three decades. With pilot-friendly designs and high quality construction, tens of thousands of pilots have trusted Sporty’s Flight Gear bags to protect and store their gear.

But we’re never satisfied; we are always looking to improve our products. For this design we turned to you, our customers and asked what enhancements you wanted on the next line of flight bags. Add the thousands of reviews we’ve received on our previous bags, and we had a massive list of features that really matter for pilots.

The result is the ultimate combination of quality, features and price. You can pay more, but you won’t find a better flight bag. There is a bag to fit every mission in Flight Gear HP.

Durability
What good is a bag if it doesn’t last? There are few things more annoying than a broken zipper or failing seams. We work directly with the factory to ensure these bags will meet or exceed the high expectations of pilots everywhere. Reinforced handles, non-slip shoulder straps, quick grab zipper pulls, padded iPad pockets and strengthened hardware make Sporty’s Flight Gear bags ideal for any mission.

Weight
While durability is extremely important, pilots always stress about weight. The new bags needed to be lightweight, yet without sacrificing quality. We found the perfect balance of lighter fabric and hardware, without skimping on the zippers or stitching. The result is the lightest bags we’ve ever produced.

Pilot-centric
Aviation has changed drastically in the last 10 years. Bags designed to carry 40 pounds of paper charts have given way to smaller, smarter bags for electronics. Sporty’s new Flight Gear bags feature custom pockets for storing and protecting headsets and iPads. We also added lots of organization for cables and other gear.

High Visibility Interior
What good is storing your gear if you can’t find it? Flight Gear HP features a high visibility interior, so your gear won’t be hiding in a dark corner when you really need it.

Customizable
Every pilot has their own list of must have items for flying, but everyone’s list is different. Bags must be customizable to adapt to the needs of modern aviators. We’ve accomplished this goal by having a line of optional accessory pockets called Gear Mods that can be moved from one bag to another. We took this a step further and made our Gear Mods compatible with our iPad kneeboards, so you can add accessories to the side of your leg. After all, searching for a charging cable and backup battery pack can be a real pain in a tight cockpit.

Personalization
Your bag should have your name on it. Sporty’s Flight Gear Bags offer optional custom embroidery for initials, names, N-numbers…we can make your bag yours.

Reviews
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Durability
4.8 / 5
Reliability
4.8 / 5
Performance
5.0 / 5
Ease Of Use
4.6 / 5
Value
4.8 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes (5)
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
I like it
I like this thing - not too big for day trips or short overnight trips. Who needs more unless you need a bag of headsets? One improvement would be to put a dual zipper on the radio pouch so you can zip it up on both sides to the antenna. The way it is now with a one-way singe handled zipper, you can only zip it 1/2 way so you have risk your radio will fall out.
September 14, 2017
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Just perfect if you are looking for a handy flight bag.
When I was looking for flight bag I saw this one and fell in love with its looks. I like how it is sleek and not as bulky as traditional flight bags.
My major concern though was space. But as it turns out everything fits perfectly even though it is tight. I have in there my bulky headset, a bulky A5 Binder, Logbook, Kneeboard, High Vis Vest and some room to spare for smaller items and charts. I like to put the Sectional and TAC in the flat back pouch and the gadget pocket for my large water bottle (1,8 Liter). I have the flight bag now for two weeks and have it in almost daily use and so far I don't see any issues with durability or any handling issues. I would definitely buy it again.
September 13, 2017
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Just the right size for weekday and weekend pilot.
Great value for organizing all critical items for a safe flight.
September 12, 2017
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Very small but spacious. Durable very nice and a good value.
August 14, 2017
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
An interesting mid grade flight bag
I purchased this flight bag specifically due to its dimensions. It had to fit into a locker so the width was a factor.

That said, it has a few interesting features including a specific headset pocket, External gear pocket (for transceiver or ADS-B Stratus receiver) external water bottle mesh pocket, long internal mesh pockets perfect for the long Battery backup packs for charging your iPad and external tablet pocket.

I added 2 Small Accessory Gear Mod packs (mounted horizontally nearer the bottom) and 2 Large Accessory Gear Mod packs close to the top.

With 2 iPads in full armor, headset, ADS-B, battery backup, full water bottle, and folder, this bag becomes a heavy, but compact flight bag without wasted volume or requiring compromise.

Slightly pricey, but practical.

Suggestion: Headset pocket and Transceiver pocket should have no gap in between. It is more likely to catch on seats and lockers when sliding in and removing.
July 28, 2017
Purchased
2 months ago
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Is the headset pouch padded? Would you put a pair of A20's in there naked?
Jesse on Aug 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The headset pouch is padded.
Are there pockets or sleeves on the back side? Tks!
Jason S on Sep 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The pockets are on both side of this bag.
I have been trying to determine if this bag will hold two headsets or not. How many pockets for headsets does this bag have?
Sunny on Sep 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The bag has only one pocket for a headset. A second headset can be placed in the center compartment.
Main compartment dimensions?
Toru S on Aug 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: it measures 16.5"l x 7”w x 11"h
Will it fit a binder?
A shopper on Jun 27, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The measurements are Measures 16.5"l x 7”w x 11"h
What are the dimensions of this bag?
A shopper on Jun 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This bag measures 16.5"l x 7”w x 11"h.
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