Flight Outfitters iPad Kneeboard

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price slightly higher for iPad Air/Pro

$59.95

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The hottest new brand in aviation, Flight Outfitters, is dedicated to equipping pilots with long-lasting, great looking gear. Now that means more than just flight bags. Flight Outfitters is proud to introduce their first kneeboards. Designing gear for the iPad pilot is what s...

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Reliable Gear for Real AviatorsFlight Outfitters Logo

The hottest new brand in aviation, Flight Outfitters, is dedicated to equipping pilots with long-lasting, great looking gear. Now that means more than just flight bags. Flight Outfitters is proud to introduce their first kneeboards. Designing gear for the iPad pilot is what started the Flight Outfitters adventure so an iPad kneeboard was the next logical step. Meticulous design and solid construction have all lead up to this. You focus on getting to the next destination, let Flight Outfitters help you on the journey. 

NEW DESIGN
Finding the right spot to mount the iPad can be a challenging task. The pilot’s at Flight Outfitters have revolutionized the way we utilize the iPad in the cockpit. The new Flight Outfitters iPad Kneeboards take cockpit organization to a whole new level. Loaded with innovative, pilot friendly features, these kneeboards provide a sturdy mounting bracket for an iPad Air. The bracket rotates for both portrait and landscape orientation.

WHAT DO YOU REALLY WANT?
How about a place to take notes or hold a cell phone. The side of the kneeboard consist of a structured pocket that, when unzipped, creates a rigid platform. This platform is sized perfectly for a small 3” x 5” notepad (included) or cellphone. Lined with soft felt, this platform holds any size of iPhone. 

The unique design is completely reversible for use on either leg. Heavy-duty elastic leg strap securely holds the kneeboard in place. Includes drawstring bag for storage. 

Features:
• Fold down platform
• Note pad
• Center rotating point
• Extra thick elastic strap
• Non-slip underside
• Study clip
• Padded back
• Pen/stylus pocket 
• Mesh pocket

  Compatibility
Fits iPad Pro 9.7", iPad 2017, and Air 1-2. Elastic bands will accommodate a thin case, but not larger cases like Otterbox or Lifeproof.

Fits all iPad Mini models (1-4) with a thin case. Does not accommodate thick cases like Otterbox or Lifeproof.

Ordering Instructions:
1. please specify iPad

John Zimmerman

Vice President, Catalog Division—Sporty’s Pilot Shop

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Nice kneeboard, but...

Not Recommended

This kneeboard securely holds an iPad. It is made well and seems to be very durable. It held my iPad even with a protective back on the iPad, so it can adjust to a wide variety of sizes and thicknesses. However, it it pretty bulky and quite heavy. I returned it because of the size and weight. The side zipper compartment added to the bulkiness, and for me, wasn't useful.
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Jim | 2/8/2017
Good product

Recommended

I have just used this kneeboard a couple of times, but it is very easy to use, functions well, has just the right amount of extra storage and seems well made. I have a simpler kneeboard, but missed some of the storage features for a charge cord and to store my iPhone, which I use as a back up to the iPad mini 4.
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John | CHESTERFIELD, Missouri, US | 2/7/2017
pretty much useless

Not Recommended

From the description and pictures, I thought I had found just the right iPad kneeboard. I could not be more disappointed. Bulky, no protection, side notepad platform is a nice idea, but useless and sits at an awkward angle. The tilt angle does not adjust and is not at proper viewing angle. Virtually useless. does not even have a pen or stylus holder!
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Jeff Johnston | 1/13/2017
A Perfect iPad Mini Kneeboard

Recommended

This kneeboard is more like a compact Swiss army knife. I fly as part of an aircrew in Civil Air Patrol, so needed something that would not only secure my iPad Mini during flights, but would also serve as a compact "office", offering me a place to take important notes during missions. This kneeboard is the only one I found that truly fits the bill, and also has a pocket on the left side where I can keep my Anker external charge pack, whether I'm using it to recharge the iPad mid-flight or just storing the charger. Bear in mind that this kneeboard won't fold up to protect the face of your iPad... and that's because its built with loads of functionality specifically as a flight accessory. It DOES come with a sturdy drawstring bag to slip the entire unit inside when not in use to protect the iPad. You may also want to consider the usual types of screen protectors to apply onto the iPad face as an extra measure of protection.

This is not your usual iPad case that does nothing but protect the iPad. It is a purpose-built tool that is exclusively for pilots, and it performs like no other at its purpose.
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JOHNNIE RHODES | DEVILLE, Louisiana, US | 12/28/2016
Very comfortable and versatile

Recommended

So much more comfortable than my traditional kneeboard. High quality. Only complaint is when it's all folded up it's bulky, making it a tight fit in my Lift bag.
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Greg | LOUDON, Tennessee, US | 11/28/2016
Handy pilotgear

Recommended

At first it looks a bit bulky and it is actually. However : weight is low due to use of modern lightweight materials. Once in use you will love it as much as I do. Very practical especially in smaller cockpits like single engine 4 seaters . Higly recommended.
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Eugene Leeman | 11/21/2016
A bit tight in the 172, but great product!

Recommended

This is a great kneeboard for your iPad Mini. I've been using it for about a month now, and am very happy with it so far. The only minor drawback I see with it is that I find myself hitting the iPad screen with the yoke when I have back pressure applied (takeoffs and landings.) I don't think there is really any way around it, but definitely another good reason to have a glass screen protector on your iPad to keep your investment safe!
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Aaron Siegel | 10/19/2016
Needs Improvement

Not Recommended

We bought this item to test its functionality. Nice concept with the rotating base, but the angle of the mount is not adjustable like other models. This is a negative for us. The mount seems secure and the holders for the device are well built. The only other negative that I saw on this was that due to the storage compartment that is attached, this does not allow the flap to fold over and therefore you have no protection of your devices screen from bumps and bangs.
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Justin Castleman | BRYANT, Arkansas, US | 10/7/2016
It works

Recommended

Does the job and protect my iPad
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Oscar | LAWRENCE, Massachusetts, US | 9/17/2016
Built tough

Recommended

Love It's quality, before you purchase think over a yoke mount first, I now think I'll change to a yoke mount but if you know lap mount is what your looking for the build quality is great.
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Daniel | COLUMBUS, Ohio, US | 9/3/2016

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Will this fit an iPad mini with an otterbox?
A shopper on Dec 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No, an Otterbox will be just a bit too thick.
This description says IPAD...is it for an IPAD Mini?
A shopper on Jan 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: When ordering there is an option for either an iPad Air1/2 pro 9.7 or the mini 1-4.
I'm left handed. Can I rotate so paper pad is on left, not right?
Brian L on Mar 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can rotate it so the paper is on the left side.
Does it fit a IPad 3?
A shopper on Nov 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It's going to be very tight.
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