Customer Reviews4.3 / 5.0159 ReviewsDurability4.3 / 5Reliability4.5 / 5Performance4.3 / 5Ease Of Use4.0 / 5Value4.2 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes (26)No (4)Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesThis flight computer is very user friendly and packed with a lot of features!January 14, 2018Purchased
1 month agoDurability4 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use1 / 5Value2 / 5Would You Recommend?NoIt's just a lot of steps to get a simple answer. Its really goof though.December 29, 2017Purchased
3 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGood Value and Ease of UseAs 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, 2017Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use4 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesWorks Great!No complaints. Wouldnt have minded a little more comprehensive manual, but that is not a deal breaker.December 19, 2017Purchased
2 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?Yestrusty toolI like the feel of a real tool not some app in my hand .December 11, 2017Purchased
2 months agoDurability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance3 / 5Ease Of Use1 / 5Value2 / 5Would You Recommend?NoSame tired old 1980s technology and user interfaceI 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, 2017Purchased
8 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesThe "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, 2017Purchased
3 months agoDurability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance2 / 5Ease Of Use1 / 5Value1 / 5Would You Recommend?NoDisappointedThis 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 workingDecember 3, 2017Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesI find this is much easier to use in flight than the manual E6B.December 2, 2017Purchased
3 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use1 / 5Value3 / 5Would You Recommend?YesToo 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. LolDecember 1, 2017Purchased
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