Flight Gear HP iPad Kneeboard

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Product ID: 2810A

New, Improved Design

We are constantly looking for ways to improve our existing products. Customer feedback, real world test trials, and improvements in technology have led to this new and improved design. This kneeboard hold the iPad right where you need it. An integrated kickstand helps reduce glare while a simple rotation mechanism allows portrait or landscape viewing. The side flap is covered with soft velvet material for attaching any of Sporty’s Flight Gear HP Gear Mods.

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New, Improved Design

We are constantly looking for ways to improve our existing products. Customer feedback, real world test trials, and improvements in technology have led to this new and improved design. This kneeboard hold the iPad right where you need it. An integrated kickstand helps reduce glare while a simple rotation mechanism allows portrait or landscape viewing. The side flap is covered with soft velvet material for attaching any of Sporty’s Flight Gear HP Gear Mods.

Features:

  • Four elastic bands lock the iPad kneeboard into place
  • Removable board permits both vertical and horizontal mounting options
  • Contoured back and elastic strap securely hold the kneeboard on your leg
  • External chart pocket and ID holder
  • Two internal, low-profile side pockets
  • Zippered pocket with protective flap to protect iPad screen
  • Pen/stylus holder
  • Accepts Gear Mods

John Zimmerman

Vice President, Catalog Division—Sporty’s Pilot Shop

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Reviews
4.3 / 5.0
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4.4 / 5
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4.4 / 5
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4.2 / 5
Ease Of Use
4.3 / 5
Value
4.2 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes (3)
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3 / 5
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2 / 5
Performance
3 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
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2 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
O.K.
While the design is nice, the quality is fair. This particular kneeboard is o.k., but I wouldn't recommend it for a 9.7 iPad Pro. The elastic holders covers up the auto-dim sensor, a feature I prefer to keep on.
August 13, 2017
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Good kneeboard
Good overall and easy to use. Not as quick to rotate as some other knee boards but the ability to tilt is of more importance for my particular use.
August 4, 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
Excellent
Great kneeboarding. On my to OSH. I'll let you know how it went!
July 18, 2017
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Fantastic Product
Great value for the money, fits my IPAD Pro 9.7 just fine. Looking forward to using this product for a long time to come.
April 20, 2017
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
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5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
IP Kneeboard
Keeps the Ipad stable during flight. Worth the money.
March 30, 2017
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
3 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
It is not bad, except that it does not have a heavy duty clip like was expecting.
It would be top of the line, if it would have a heavy duty clip at the end of the straps. Other than that, it's a nice looking Kneeboard. Mauricio.
March 30, 2017
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Great for IPad mini
I needed it for use of ForeFlight. It's great for training. Props up IPad so it's easy to read the screen.
March 18, 2017
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
2 / 5
Ease Of Use
2 / 5
Value
3 / 5
I wish it was a little more accommodating...
I have a Shark keyboard/case for my iPad Mini 4 and the elastic straps can't hold the iPad in place. I hate to remove the iPad every time I fly with it, so I've been flying with my phone, instead.
March 15, 2017
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
3 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
2 / 5
OK - but I would not buy again
This is a "in my opinion" review as a 'newbee' student. First, my iPad popped out of the elastic straps 2x on the first flight. I ended up throwing my iPad in the back seat as it was becoming more of a distraction, than an aid. Buy a yoke or window mount for your iPad. If you really want your iPad on your knee, get something with a plastic base that "locks it in." Second, you need to be able to write stuff down. you cant do that quickly on the ipad. I have replaced the iPad in the picture with a 5x8 pad of paper, but this would not have been my first choice for that either. A couple of office binder clips have made it usable though. Lastly, after looking at my instructors knee board, his has lots of things on it that you hope never to need, but would like to have handy if you ever did, printed on it. Things like the emergency comm distress frequencies, light gun meanings, etc. It also has wind speed adjusters, and that kind of thing in case you are not flying digitally for some reason (considering this is a iPad knee board holder.) I do like the pockets on the side. It could use a place for more pens (for when you drop yours on the floor.) It is comfortable for even a bigger guy and does appear reasonably well built.
March 8, 2017
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Inexpensive solution
Works great, didn't really have enough room in the cockpit for a mount so this was a good solution. Quaility is very good. Only issue is on my iPad 4 it covers the auto brightness sensor but not a big deal.
March 5, 2017
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Will this secure the iPad during aerobatics? I'm looking for a sturdy iPad kneeboard that isn't bulky, will hold things in place during aerobatics, and won't pop off when my g-suit inflates.
A shopper on Dec 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It's quite sturdy. The iPad won't be going anywhere even during hi-G turns.
The only issue for me is that the whole thing is quite bulky. I ended up swapping it out for the MyGoFlight kneeboard.
What size iPad with this accommodate?
A shopper on Oct 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: There are two options - one for the iPad Mini size (1-4), and one for iPad Air 1-2/iPad Pro 9.7".
Is it possible to rotate this to wear on the left leg?
A shopper on Jan 23, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes it is possible to rotate this to use on the left leg.
Will it work with the Apple Smart case?
Chris C on Dec 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The elastic straps that secure the iPad to the kneeboard have enough elasticity to stretch over the iPad while in a smart case. However, doing this will add bulk to an already less than slim case.
Does this come with the pouch included in picture 2/16 to hold a charger?
S A on Jun 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The pouch is an available option.
Can you put your license in the front?
Elizardo M on Mar 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It does not have a place to put the your license in the front.
Is there a Clipboard clip on top of front top of outside cover for holding paper?
Uffda on Feb 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: There is not a clip on the top to hold papers.
Does this have leg straps or does it simply sit on your leg?
Karen B on Feb 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The knee board has leg straps that attach around your leg with velco.
my I-pad is 5.25 x 8. will this fit???
Don C on Jan 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Probably. My i pad is the larger one. I believe they make a smaller version for your iPad
Does this kneeboard have a tilt function so you can elevate screen for a better view?
A shopper on Jan 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes it does. It tilts and rotates.
Will this product work with a Samsung tablet of the same size as the mini?
RE/MAX E on Dec 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes it will fit the Samsung Tablet. The clips that hold the edges of the tablet are able to expand.
Does it rotate from portrait to landscape, or is it Velcro?
A shopper on Dec 8, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It is velcro, so you can switch from one to the other quickly.
What are the measurements of the knee board?
A shopper on Dec 6, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Mini is 7"w x 9.5"h; the Air/Pro model is 8.5"w x 11"h.
Will it fit an iPad it's an otter box on it?
A shopper on Nov 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No, an Otterbox is going to be just a little too thick.
I know it states what iPads it holds, but can it also fit older model iPads?
Casey Pederson on Nov 27, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I have an IPad Mini 4 and it fits great - I can't see why it wouldn't fit an older model. It's just held on with an elastic strap which gives it some flexibility in sizing.
I am a helicopter pilot and want to use this on the left leg as I rest my right arm for the cyclic. Can I simply flip it "upside down" so I can use it on my left leg?
Garrett D on Oct 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can - works very well in that position.
Which option /size would work for a Samsung - Galaxy Tab E - 9.6"?
RE/MAX E on Dec 20, 2016
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