Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer

$69.95
$69.95

Availability: In stock

Product ID: 7095A

May be used on FAA Tests

Over 240,000 pilots have trusted Sporty’s Electronic E6Bs over the years for fast flight planning and accurate FAA test calculations. Its pilot-friendly design makes quick work of any navigational, weight and balance, or fuel problem, and it also performs conventional arithmetic calculations. It’s invaluable for students and experienced pilots alike. You will never need another aviation computer.

Features

    • Backlit screen for night operations in t...
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May be used on FAA Tests

Over 240,000 pilots have trusted Sporty’s Electronic E6Bs over the years for fast flight planning and accurate FAA test calculations. Its pilot-friendly design makes quick work of any navigational, weight and balance, or fuel problem, and it also performs conventional arithmetic calculations. It’s invaluable for students and experienced pilots alike. You will never need another aviation computer.

Features

    • Backlit screen for night operations in the cockpit
    • Built-in storage case protects the screen when not in use
    • Large keypad for easier operation in turbulence
    • Rubber feet keep the E6B from moving when in use
    • Quick reference card 

24 Aviation Functions

  • Density altitude
  • True airspeed
  • Required rate of climb
  • Crosswind component
  • Top of descent
  • Fuel required
  • Weight and arm
  • Endurance
  • Plan true airspeed
  • Wind correction angle
  • Ground speed
  • Actual Mach number
  • Cloud base

20 Aviation Conversions

  • Celsius<>Fahrenheit
  • Nautical miles<>statute miles
  • Nautical miles<>kilometers
  • Gallons<>Liters
  • Avgas gallons<>pounds
  • Jet A gallons<>pounds
  • Pounds<>kilograms
  • Feet<>meters
  • In. Mg<>millibars
  • Hours<>hours:minutes:seconds

Deluxe Timer

  • Clock with local, home and Zulu time zones
  • Count up flight timer
  • Count down timer for approaches

Measures 6.25”h x 3.25”w x 1”d. Uses 3 AAA batteries. Five year warranty.

View/Download Instruction Manual

Watch our Quick reference videos on the E6B here

Mark Wiesenhahn

Vice President, Business Relations/Marketing - Sporty's Pilot Shop

When I was training for my first pilot's license the electronic E6B saved me time flight planning. But most importantly, it made my calculations on the written test faster and easier. I wouldn't want to take an exam without one.
Reviews
4.3 / 5.0
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Ease Of Use
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Value
4.1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes (91)
No (18)
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
The newer E6B.....
....is as user friendly as the previous model. That model had a command: 'C', 'CLK', 'TIMER' that was an effective battery conservation feature. Still studying newer unit for similar one in its program...otherwise great unit!! Thanks Sporty's!!
May 31, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Great Value!
It is easy to use and very functional!
May 30, 2020
Purchased
8 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Great E6B
This E6B is great! Works really well with the Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course. I would definitely recommend.
May 27, 2020
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
An awesome piece to learn how to navigate with accuracy and confidence for a newby.
This is an awesome tool to use, but also help learn how to use the whiz wheel too. You can run scenarios from the class book on the E6B and the wheel to understand how to use both. Win Win. And the price is right for what it can do, with better accuracy.
May 21, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Bought it to reduce stress and cognitive load for my upcoming IFR knowledge test. Love it!
May 13, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
Reliability
1 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
Not Happy With This Purchase
Have to be really careful entering numbers because the keys have to be pressed just right. Seems to be cheaply made. I would not recommend it.
May 12, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Very Intuitive, very useful...no brainer.
So far so good. Very intuitive. I've already discovered three functions that have made my test prep so much quicker and my answers sure.
April 24, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Great Product
Only one thing would have made this a 5+. That would have been receiving the free poster that was not in the shipment. Sporty's is still THE PILOT SHOP.
April 21, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
3 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Decent Buy
Pretty nice device. Seems to do everything I need it to do. A little hard for my eyes to see the display at times, you need to look at the screen at about a 45 degree angle to see it clearly, which I suppose is how it was designed (to sit on a desk in front of you) but would be nice if you could look at it straight on (like if you were in the cockpit). I also would like to see a better user manual, if not paper, something online would be nice. Maybe an online version is out there, but I haven't found it yet. Most functions are fairly intuitive but there are a few that I don't know. One last thing, when doing a calculation, the inputs "blink"...sometimes those are hard to see because they are blinking too fast and you can't tell what it's asking for unless you're looking very closely. It would be nice if you could shut this off. Not a problem when taking the knowledge test, but might make things difficult if you're trying to use in the cockpit. Maybe this device wasn't designed for the cockpit, who knows. I did also buy the iPad version of this and it's quite nice. Hope this review helps others make a good buying decision! Overall I like my E6B and am gonna keep it.
April 20, 2020
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
Nice Product. How do you use it?
Seems like a quality unit. Now I just need to figure out where to learn how to us it. Does Sporty offer a course?
April 16, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Question and Answer
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What's the difference between this one and the Sporty's E6B one?
A shopper on Nov 7, 2016
Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
CX-2 Flight Computer
CX-2 Flight Computer
BEST 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 sportys
Hello, can this be used on the Canadian PPL and CPL exams?
David C on Jul 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, go to the following site: http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/opssvs/general-exams-computers-2011.htm
Is there a big difference between a Sporty's 2008 version of the E6B vs. a current 2018 model?
scott on May 16, 2018
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?
A shopper on Aug 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: monochrome with a back light
If I buy this you should give me the phone app for free. Right?
Martin J on Jul 5, 2017
Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
Sporty's E6B Android Aviation App
Sporty's E6B Android Aviation App
BEST ANSWER: The app is a separate purchase.
Can you use this one for FAA exams?
Loren A on Oct 5, 2016
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.
how does the sportys e6b compare to the asa new cx3?
Shawn E on Jul 19, 2018
Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer
ASA CX-3 Flight Computer
ASA CX-3 Flight Computer
BEST 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.
Does this calculator do Cosine? The ATP has questions on Cosine PLUS everything else here.
A shopper on Feb 20, 2017
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.
dylanweav3 on Jul 14, 2016
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.
Is this approved for EASA exams?
Adham H on Jul 27, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It is approved for FAA Knowledge test.
My students have used it w success.
I see a lot of complaints in the reviews about the buttons. Has that issue been addressed by the manufacturer?
Jeff J on Mar 29, 2020
BEST ANSWER: I don't see any complaints about the buttons. I have not had any issue with my E6B. The buttons do not stick and the markings haven't faded.
Is there a separate function to work Interpolation between two numbers?
A shopper on Apr 9, 2020
BEST ANSWER: No, there is not an interpolation feature.
How to Set local time , I can only set the hour . Can’t seem to set minutes . Help ?
Curtis B on Apr 2, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Set the Zulu Time, Then set the difference between Zulu Time and local time in the local setting.
Does this calculator have non-volatile memory that retains, for example, weight and balance data for your airplane even after the unit is powered down?
Dennis V on Jan 10, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Yes, as long as the batteries are not removed.
Can wind correction angle be found on electronic e6b?
A shopper on Jan 4, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Yes, The Sportys E6B will provide wind correction angle.
Can it calculate holding patterns?
Krista M on Nov 8, 2019
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?
William J on Sep 8, 2019
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?
Charlie Charlie on Jan 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Please resubmit your question in english.
Are the keys also backlit for dusk and night operations?
Shawn E on Nov 30, 2017
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 advance
B.A.D Pilot on Nov 20, 2017
BEST 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?
A shopper on Aug 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The E6B is approved for all FAA test.
Who do you obtain square root of any number ?
Hodarik on Jun 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This calculator does not have a square root function.
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