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

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.
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Would You Recommend?
Yes (55)
No (14)
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Performance
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Would You Recommend?
Yes
Your best friend on written exams
This is super easy to use and quick. Back-light is nice and bright and it is easy to hold and enter info into. Saves a ton of time when doing written test and flight planning calculations.
May 29, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
3 / 5
I’d recommend it
easier to use than the first iteration of the item. larger keys, etc..
Fairly intuitive. Good product.
May 27, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
Confusing
Confusing compared to the last electronic E6B I had
April 25, 2019
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
Super
This is a great little tool. Easy to use and easy to learn.
April 8, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
Learning curve
Not that easy to use and does not cover what I was using it for.
March 31, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Very good product. Meets my needs. Solid build and proformance. Quick reference card could be slightly bigger. Lighted keyboard would be nice along with solar charger
March 25, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
E6B
A must have for a pilot in training. A tool all pilots should have in their flight bag.
March 18, 2019
Purchased
6 months ago
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
So Far So Good!
I've had this unit for a few days now and I'm getting the hang of it, slowly. Not the units fault, mine, I'm slow and just getting started with flight instruction.
I cannot comment od Durability, Reliability or Value on such short use of the unit.
I think it is quite useful and a good tool for aviation planning.
March 15, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Great E6B
this is very intuitive to use. I have a CX3 flight computer also and the Sporty's is much easier to use and I do not have to refer to the manual every time I use it like the CX3. I feel the screen visibility could be improved considerably as it is difficult to read at certain angles and in the sunlight. This is where the CX3 shines! I would recommend this product without hesitation. I can't rate the durability or reliability yet since I have only used it for a month.
March 10, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
4 / 5
I didn't actually need it for the FAA exam that I took like I was told, but I do see where its many features will come in very handy in the near future.
March 6, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
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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
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.
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.
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.
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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