4.3 / 5.0155 ReviewsDurability4.3 / 5Reliability4.5 / 5Performance4.2 / 5Ease Of Use4.0 / 5Value4.2 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes (23)No (3)Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?Yestrusty toolI like the feel of a real tool not some app in my hand .December 11, 2017Purchased
2 weeks agoDurability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance3 / 5Ease Of Use1 / 5Value2 / 5Would You Recommend?NoSame tired old 1980s technology and user interfaceI purchased the sporty's E6B several months ago but have since abandoned it and purchased an ASA CX-3. The poorly designed user interface is prone to creating errors and misunderstanding. For example, on crosswind component calculation a positive headwind value represents a tailwind and a negative headwind represents a headwind?December 10, 2017Purchased
5 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesThe "Industry Standard"The E6B has been a part of the aviation community for decades, and has been an integral part of our flight planning. The original E6B was misplaced. Until it is located, the new one will continue the task of accurately computing enroute flight times, fuel consumption, etc.December 5, 2017Purchased
3 weeks agoDurability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance2 / 5Ease Of Use1 / 5Value1 / 5Would You Recommend?NoDisappointedThis device is not intuitive or easy to use. The first example I tried doesn't match what is in the manual. So far I prefer the app over the actual device. Sportys should put together an online tutorial. Plus the back light doesn't appear to be workingDecember 3, 2017Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesI find this is much easier to use in flight than the manual E6B.December 2, 2017Purchased
3 weeks agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use1 / 5Value3 / 5Would You Recommend?YesToo complex unless you dedicate the time to learn it. Tutorials are needed online!To be completely fair, I was thinking this would be a quick fix to taking my FIA written. So I only had two days to learn the functions which I did not. I used the old wizz wheel.
This is not an intuitive gadget (for me).
Searching the internet, I was unable to find any tutorials so I would assume a CFI or someone with experience would have to walk me through it’s use.
If you have the time to learn the functions I am sure it is a much more accurate tool for flight planning.
My daughter will be getting this as a Christmas present. LolDecember 1, 2017Purchased
3 weeks agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat productGreat tool for VFR
All calculation on point ......................................................December 1, 2017Purchased
3 weeks agoDurability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesExcellent product. Was very helpful on FAA written exam. Recommend highly.November 19, 2017Purchased
1 month agoReliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use4 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat toolI just got my E6B and I haven't abused it yet so I can't rate it's durability but working through my test prep has gotten MUCH easier. It's also a great way to practice and become familiar with the basic operations. The step-by-step instructions in the manual include examples so you can pretty quickly figure out which process works for which scenario. I assume a more experienced pilot would be able to jump right in but for me there's a small learning curve. Learning the acronyms is really all there is though once you figure out which function you need.November 18, 2017Purchased
1 month agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use3 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?YesDoes all it supposed to, BUTI will say that this product does all it is supposed to, but unless you use it OFTEN, it is not easy to remember where to go to start figuring out the problem. Once you figure that out, it works, and it will carry the answer over to other functions to make it more convenient. For example, figuring the ground speed based on wind speed / direction and your course. Then you move on to figure time based on the distance and the ground speed you previously solved. I wish Sporty's had a series of videos that walked you through some of the more common flight planning exercises.November 15, 2017
- Question and Answer
Browse 11 questions Browse 11 questions and 24 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 this LED or monochrome?BEST ANSWER: It is not LED, it has backlightDoes 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.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.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.If 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.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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