4.2 / 5.0216 ReviewsDurability4.4 / 5Reliability4.5 / 5Performance4.2 / 5Ease Of Use3.9 / 5Value4.1 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes (64)No (16)Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesElectronic E6B ROCKS!!!I love this E6B. I can't wait to use it on the FAA Knowledge Test. It's so easy to use.November 2, 2019Purchased
1 month agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use4 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesIf you want accuracy you need this toolWorks like a charm. Helped me save a lot of time during my flight planning. Would prefer bigger, bolder numbers but other than that it is perfect.October 27, 2019Purchased
1 month agoWould You Recommend?YesBatteries are not included!I suggest you include the batteries with this product, it is very inconvenient for the customers to receive the calculator and then realize it needs batteries. This is a $70 product, batteries are cheap, think about your customer's satisfaction!October 14, 2019Durability1 / 5Reliability2 / 5Performance3 / 5Ease Of Use2 / 5Value2 / 5Would You Recommend?YesIt will get you through the written, but not a reliable back up.Purchased one in 2013 for the written. The buttons required you to push pretty hard to get the information to enter. Felt cheap for the price. I had to make sure every entry went into each section. That required me to look at the E6B when entering numbers. DO NOT TAKE ENTRIES FOR GRANTED. Double check them. That added a little extra stress to the test. I did pass, so kudos to it. The E6B will get you through the written test.
I took very good care of it. I always took the batteries out of it when not in use. I just put some batteries into the E6B and now it does not work. I did test the batteries and they were good. My E6B is just past its 5 year warranty. I guess I can forget it as a reliable back up.September 20, 2019Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesE6B Flight ComputerI purchased this E6B Flight computer as a replacement from a very old one I have when I started flying, that is over 25 years old for my grandson who is learning to fly. Very easy to read and certainly is an improvement over my old one!September 12, 2019Purchased
3 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesThe E6B is easy to use and Sportys does a good job of Shipping fast I would recommend To get Sporty's E6B for all pilots but I would also recommend also getting a wiz wheel so if you run out of battery life you can use the wiz Wheel. I Love the electronic E6B it does the work fast.September 5, 2019Durability4 / 5Reliability2 / 5Performance2 / 5Ease Of Use1 / 5Value2 / 5Would You Recommend?NoHard to readThese devices are indispensible and the manual E6B is just too tedious to use (I gave up my slide rule 40 years ago). The problem with the Sporty's device is that the screen is hard to read. Though backlit, it is old display tech. It is hardd enough to read on the ground when doing your flight planning, but doing on-the-fly calculations in flight is all but impossible.
Can't comment on reliability and durability yet... if I keep it.August 12, 2019Purchased
3 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Great addition for every level of aviator! From a student pilot to a commercial pilot a must have in any flight bag .August 10, 2019Purchased
4 months agoDurability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance4 / 5Ease Of Use4 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?YesOne of best units on the market.It comes in handy when needed and I usd it all the time. A very good unit and is used all the time.July 29, 2019Purchased
1 year agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesE6B Flight ComputerLove it! The service was great... very quick shipment. Came with the batteries already installed. Would highly recommend.Love my new E6B Flight Computer from Sportys!July 16, 2019Purchased
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Browse 17 questions Browse 17 questions and 34 answersWhat's the difference between this one and the Sporty's E6B one?Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight ComputerBEST ANSWER: From what I have read the sporty's is just an overall better product I have the cx-2 I have yet to use it very much but sometimes the calculations are off or wrong and it dose not have a backlight like the sportys I'll be sending my CX-2 back and ordering the sportysHello, can this be used on the Canadian PPL and CPL exams?BEST ANSWER: Yes, go to the following site: http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/opssvs/general-exams-computers-2011.htmIs there a big difference between a Sporty's 2008 version of the E6B vs. a current 2018 model?BEST ANSWER: Originally bought the Sportys, then returned it, its a pain to use so I returned it and bought the ASA, now that a real easy unit to use...ASA is the best.Is this LED or monochrome?BEST ANSWER: monochrome with a back lightIf I buy this you should give me the phone app for free. Right?Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight ComputerBEST ANSWER: The app is a separate purchase.Can you use this one for FAA exams?BEST ANSWER: Yes, I believe you can as this is an electronic version of the E6B computer (whiz wheel). I have'tn actually tried to do so myself, so I will add that caveat.Does this calculator do Cosine? The ATP has questions on Cosine PLUS everything else here.BEST ANSWER: I did not see a cos/sin function on the calculator. Your best bet is to remember the cos/sin chart conversions if you dont have a scientific calculator or use the one provided by the computer in the testing site.Hi, just wondering what WCA stands for on the display. I couldn't find it in the instruction manual. What does it stand for, or where can I find it? Thanks for your help.BEST ANSWER: WCA stands for wind correction angle. It will be a positive or negative number, add or subtract this number from the magnetic course to get your magnetic heading. After that, add or subtract the magnetic deviation to get the course heading that you should steer on your compass.how does the sportys e6b compare to the asa new cx3?Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight ComputerBEST ANSWER: In addition to what Eric C. provided, another really, REALLY cool feature is the ability to chose what type of unit you are inputting into that line for the calculation.
Say for example, you are provided two questions to calculate density altitude. One question provides the OAT in degrees Centigrade, the other in Fahrenheit. A simple button press of the "Set Unit" button will switch the type of unit for the input, and then do any required conversions in the background.
Another example is time. Say you were provided a question that says you fly for 26 minutes. Rather than going to calculator and doing 26 ÷ 60 to get the decimal time, just hit SET UNIT until minutes are shown on the far right, enter 26 and the orange square key to complete the input. The CX3 will do any required conversions in the background and compute the answer you're driving for.
Similar functional with the CONV UNIT key. If you put in that you are dealing with 40 gallons of fuel, but needed to know what it is in liters while remaining on the Fuel calculation page, just press CONV UNIT and it will compute the conversion on the fly without you leaving that page.Is this approved for EASA exams?BEST ANSWER: It is approved for FAA Knowledge test.
My students have used it w success.Can it calculate holding patterns?BEST ANSWER: This one does not. The CX-3 item 8499A will calculate a hold.Can you leave the quick reference card in during the FAA Private Pilot Exam?BEST ANSWER: The quick reference card must be removed before the test. I would not be allowed in the test site.Tem tradução para Potuguês / Brasil?BEST ANSWER: Please resubmit your question in english.Are the keys also backlit for dusk and night operations?BEST ANSWER: No, The keys are not backlit.can you send it to Europe or Turkey? If yes, what is the shipping fee? If no can you give me a website to buy it or smilar one in Europe? Thanks in advanceBEST ANSWER: We Ship worldwide. Shipping cost would depend on the shipping method. When you purchase the item you will be presented with your shipping options and cost.Is it approved for EASA test?BEST ANSWER: The E6B is approved for all FAA test.Who do you obtain square root of any number ?BEST ANSWER: This calculator does not have a square root function.
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