Flight Gear HP iPad Kneeboard

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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.

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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
Choose from two models: iPad Mini (fits versions 1-4), or full size iPad (Air 1-2, Pro 9.7", iPad 2017; and Pro 10.5" ).

John Zimmerman

Vice President, Catalog Division—Sporty’s Pilot Shop

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The iPad Bifold HP Kneeboard is my favorite way to organize the iPad while flying. It's never in the way and it helps keep a few extras nearby like pens and charging cables. I also love how versatile it is. I can use it as a lap desk, let the side hang down my leg or fold it under to be the most compact. It also easily fits in my flight bag.
Reviews
4.1 / 5.0
61 Reviews
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Durability
4.3 / 5
Reliability
4.2 / 5
Performance
3.9 / 5
Ease Of Use
3.9 / 5
Value
4.1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes (36)
No (4)
Durability
2 / 5
Reliability
2 / 5
Performance
2 / 5
Ease Of Use
2 / 5
Value
2 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
Not as good as the old one.
This is my second iPad kneeboard by Flight Gear. The last one was for an iPad Air. This new one is for an iPad Pro. I like to keep the iPad flat against my knee and not canted upwards. The old model would keep the iPad tightly secured in any position including flat. But, this new one uses a small piece with Velcro to prop up the iPad at whatever canted angle you want. You CAN lie the iPad flat. But, in the flat position the little prop does not secure the top end of the unit, and allows it to flop around quite a bit.
February 1, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
iPad mini Knee Board
All in all I like the knee board.
I think the design is well thought out and it works as advertised.... except it is NOT easy to reverse it, and have it on the left leg with the hanging part on the outside of the left leg.
It can be done... but then the iPad angling velcro that is used to angle the iPad towards the user, doesn't work right. The upper (formerly lower) velcro pad is too thin to make it work.
Suggestion would be to make BOTH velcro pads the same, larger, size. That way the knee board could indeed be used on either leg.
The elastic to hold it works well for the bare iPad mini, but does not accommodate the larger thickness when I keep the iPad mini in the Apple case I bought with it. That necessitates the removal of the iPad mini every time I want to fly with it.
January 22, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Very good value
Seems very well made of high quality materials. Adjustable enough to be used from the right or left side. Capacity of zippered pocket is limited, but workable. Openings of all pockets is toward the spine, making access awkward if you're using as a lap board (as I am). However, orientation of pocket openings means stuff doesn't fall out when the item is closed. Item is light and packs easily, I'm pretty happy with my choice.
January 22, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
3 / 5
Ease Of Use
3 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
kneeboard evaluation
average quality. Not quite what I expected. If it had a velcro patch on the front cover to keep it closed it would be better
January 12, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
3 / 5
Ease Of Use
3 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
The usability of the platform would be much better if the mount was on a swivel so the user could position for preference or ability to write more easily. The fixed vertical mount restricts the picture available.
January 9, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
2 / 5
Reliability
1 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
3 / 5
Value
1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
Underwhelming prouct
I ordered this last week. While the price is reasonable, this is not a high-quality product even for the money. I'm considering sending it back. The material is not high quality. Further, there is not much Velcro holding the iPad to your knee. I can envision the iPad becoming detached during bumpy flight.
January 8, 2018
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Works as advertised and comes at a fair price!
Works as advertised and comes at a fair price! That really says it all. Shipping was very expeditious, thank you Sporty’s! I have no isues with the rubber bands, they do infringe a little bit onto the screen area without negative practical impact.
January 4, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
3 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
No place to put a pad to write on
I do like how adjustable the iPad is, but I found that I was stuffing paper underneath the iPad and in the pockets. I need paper for IFR flying as part of my personal risk management should my iPad go out. There was no place to clip a notepad or paper on this one. If you are all VFR, it is great.
December 28, 2017
Purchased
8 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Very Good Product
Versatile, simple, well thought out kneeboard. I appreciate the way it folds down on the side so as not to get in the way of the co-pilot seat
December 28, 2017
Purchased
2 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Great product!
This was a gift for hubby! As far as I know, he loves it!!
December 26, 2017
Purchased
2 months ago
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