Takeoff Performance Computer

$27.95
$27.95

Availability: In stock

Product ID: 2091A


An amazingly simple takeoff performance computer. Set temperature window, altitude, runway surface, runway slope, wind, and gross weight on slides—then read takeoff distance for your aircraft. No graphs, no arithmetic. Works on any single or twin-engine aircraft. Mylar™ lamination can’t wear off. Don’t guess—be sure!Read more

An amazingly simple takeoff performance computer. Set temperature window, altitude, runway surface, runway slope, wind, and gross weight on slides—then read takeoff distance for your aircraft. No graphs, no arithmetic. Works on any single or twin-engine aircraft. Mylar™ lamination can’t wear off. Don’t guess—be sure!
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3.6 / 5.0
23 Reviews
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3.5 / 5
Reliability
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Performance
3.5 / 5
Ease Of Use
3.4 / 5
Value
3.5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Works fine lasts a long time:
Have used one for many years in back-country flying. Ease of use is 4 stars only because you have to learn the trick of squeezing the slide you just adjusted to lock it so the next one down will not move it. Then give it 5 stars. It also computes the decrease in rate of climb on a high altitude hot day which can be the limiting factor where terrain rises around an airport in a valley. Yes it is just two pieces of plastic with printed cardboard slides but I keep it in a plastic bag and my 20 year old model still works every time I need it!
March 19, 2017
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
3 / 5
dedicated ease of use
uncomplicated -quick-dedicated
February 1, 2017
Durability
3 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Useful tool
On occasion I fly off field and land on turf strips, or very short local runways, this computer comes in quite handy. I had one of those for many years, but have miss placed it, so I ordered a new one, it lives next to my E6B in the pilot bag!
January 20, 2017
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
5 / 5
TOP COMPUTER
Performed as expected. Would like to have it in a larger format so these tired eyes could see the settings better. Sure bears using those graphic tables.
July 29, 2016
Durability
3 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
takeoff preformance computer easy to use and compact
excellent idea and saves time
July 13, 2015
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Can save your life!
Bottom line? It works! Have had mine for 30 years. I keep it in a plastic sleeve. The key to make it easy to use is to move one slide at a time and lock that slide by squeezing it then move the next slide and repeat. It is not necessary to have all aligned at the same time just one at a time and work to the last slide takeoff distance solution. Works fine, lasts a long time!
May 29, 2015
Durability
4 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
2 / 5
Cons: Too complicated - I would have had to do some take-offs and calculations to get a standard, too. Too much work. I got stuck with $7.99 for shipping. I bet it didn't cost that to ship it. I'll be more careful before I order something I'm not sure of from you.
December 31, 2014
Durability
1 / 5
Reliability
1 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
3 / 5
Value
1 / 5
Pros: Handy, fairly easy to use. Cons: The construction is VERY poor. The cuts on the strips are not level, so pulling one pulls them all. It takes a lot of manipulation to get things to "stay". I will not be able to do that in-flight. POOR, POOR quality. Not worth the money that I paid. Waste of money.
December 31, 2014
Durability
1 / 5
Reliability
1 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
1 / 5
Cons: Not easy to use and after all your calculations are complete, you still need to use "official" charts found in your POH. Slides are difficult to move in and out and the plastic covering peels at the corners from use. Would not purchase this product.
December 31, 2014
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Pros: Keep this product for no other reason than it makes new pilots think about aircraft performance.
December 31, 2014
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Hello can I use this ccomputer for a King air 90 or Pa42?
Alfred D on Aug 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes
The Air Tractor AT 802-A at Max Gross, standard day at sea level with no wind takes off in about 3900 feet, the American Legend AL-3C under the same conditions takes off in just over 200 feet, A Beechcraft Bonanza A36 in about 1100 feet, A Cessna 172-S in about 1000 feet. Will this calculator give me the same answer for all these?
BrianBest on Dec 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The way this take-off performance computer (TOPC) works is that you have to start off by "inputting" the actual performance that you measure (one time) under a set of "base" conditions. You have to do this separately for each airplane that you want to use the TOPC for. You can then use the TOPC to estimate your takeoff performance under the different conditions that you will encounter later.
Will this work for pacer pa 22/20 180hp?
Steve S on Aug 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will work for all singles and twins.
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