Sporty's Electronic E6B Flight Computer

$59.95
$59.95

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.
Reviews
4.2 / 5.0
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4.4 / 5
Reliability
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Performance
4.2 / 5
Ease Of Use
4.0 / 5
Value
4.2 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes (38)
No (7)
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
1 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
Font size is terrible...not user friendly.
I honestly don't know what the designers of this E6B were thinking when the came up with this product. The font size is ridiculously small, and the blinking prompts to enter data blink so fast you can't read what you are being asked for. The so-called back lit screen is a joke. A completely inferior product! I have just planned my return of this.
October 1, 2018
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Exellent tool
One missing option is the gliding distance, after that it is an exellent tool.
September 24, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Great product
September 5, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
E6B Love it!
Great handheld computer as a much better tool than the manual E6B. Big fan!
September 4, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
works like a charm
September 3, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Works as advertised
August 14, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Durability
3 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
2 / 5
Value
1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Essential for FAA tests, but obsolete compared with smartphone apps
The old manual E6B wheel device is imprecise, hard to use, and an arcane throwback to the early days of aviation. While this handheld computer was, I'm sure, a revelation when it debuted, smartphone apps, including Sporty's own, make it feel as antiquated and cumbersome as it once did to the paper device. Unfortunately you can't bring your iPhone into an FAA test, so you still need this computer for the test. But I'd never use it in flight due to tiny fonts, weak backlight, fussy buttons.
August 3, 2018
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
3 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Highly suggest for written test
With the answers the FAA throws at you when taking the multiple choice written test using a manual E6B can be be hard coming up with an answer between for example 359° and 001°. The electronic E6B hits it right on the numbers (or very close) and simply round up / down for the correct answer.
This electronic E6B can be used on the FAA written and highly suggest it!
June 21, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
3 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
A little harder to move through the menue
I have my Sporty’s e6b from 30 years ago and it still works. Wanted to get a new one with back lighting. I found this one a little harder to use when moving through the menue.
June 10, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
Would You Recommend?
Yes
A Student best friend
I purchased this as soon as I started my PPL. and Boy how it help learn in an easier way. I do use both the traditional E6B and the Sportys electronic E6B to check my calculation and make sure I got things right every time.
May 27, 2018
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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 this LED or monochrome?
A shopper on Aug 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It is not LED, it has backlight
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.
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.
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 there a big difference between a Sporty's 2008 version of the E6B vs. a current 2018 model?
scott on May 16, 2018
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: They have the same basic functions for flight planning. The CX3 also has the following additional functions.

Rhumb Line - This provided a True course and distance between multiple points using Lat and Long
Holding pattern - This allows a pilot to calculate the holding entry pattern and inbound heading.
To - From - Allows the course to a navigation VORTAC to be determined. Provides course and reciprocal.
Glide Ration and Distance. Gives a pilot the distance the aircraft will glide base on the glide ratio of the aircraft.
Fuel Calculation base on units and which type of fuel is being used.

The CS3 also has updateable firmware.
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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