E6B Flight Computer. Time, Speed, & Distance - MzeroA Flight Training

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  • Published on Nov 11, 2015
  • m0a.com When is the last time you actually dusted off the ole' manual e6b? In this technology driven world I bet it's been awhile. I strongly believe it's important to have a strong manual e6b skill set to fall back on during your training and beyond

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  • PilotzEye
    PilotzEye 9 days ago

    You are allowed to take your electronic E-6B to your Written as long as it's not on a phone or tablet!

  • PaCe PaPua 1O5S
    PaCe PaPua 1O5S 15 days ago

    Thank you sir. Finally i could find the ETA.

  • Omnihil777
    Omnihil777 22 days ago

    I'm a slide rule (and mechanical calculating machines) collector from germany (with a bit of fascination of aviation too) and I came to an E6B and asked myself "how does this freaking cool thingy work?" Now I know the basics, thank you for this, I'll calculate some routes now, just for fun. I hope I'll do my license some day, bit expensive here in good ol' germany, so I guess Gyrocopter would be a dream. It's a bit cheaper and I love Autogyros.

  • Samuel Wells
    Samuel Wells Month ago

    spent an hour trying to figure out a question
    watched this 3min video and i tell myself what the f!@#$ i should have just subscribed 1h ago ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ

  • Curious soul
    Curious soul Month ago

    for times when the gadgets/toys lovers run out of power. ...in the past I lost power on all my gadgets while boating in the dark and ended up on a sandbar. Good thing that the boats can take a break when the navigator looses the bearings. While driving in the big city, I often get lost when my GPS runs out of power, maybe I need to learn to use the paper maps

  • Amy _wland
    Amy _wland Month ago

    This is very helpful and clear. Thank you so much.

  • samer aladwan
    samer aladwan 2 months ago

    i have been looking for a way to understand this e6b calculations for a while, and you made it so easy, thanks a lot man you're awesome.

  • Rob Wahl
    Rob Wahl 2 months ago

    Thanks, Jason!

  • Marcus Schroeder
    Marcus Schroeder 2 months ago

    Good info, but please stop yelling.

  • Cameron Rieger
    Cameron Rieger 3 months ago

    Yes, thank you Jason, this video really helped a lot, but does this nigga really have 2 watches on?

  • C R
    C R 4 months ago

    Buy a real flight computer and play it. www.ebay.com/itm/401810526115

  • Mukhiddin Tashpulatov
    Mukhiddin Tashpulatov 4 months ago

    Thanks ๐Ÿ‘

  • Continental Traveler
    Continental Traveler 4 months ago

    Your explanation was extremely easy to follow with E6B in hand. Thanks !!

  • Paolo Caglio
    Paolo Caglio 4 months ago

    You sound like a bagpipe, so annoying!

  • AW 04
    AW 04 6 months ago

    thanks for shering your knowlage. i lern a lot from this video . once again thanks a lot.

  • cherfieldm
    cherfieldm 6 months ago

    Thanks nice explanation .

  • Mr. Aviator & Beat Maker

    This video helped me out a lot... I am taking my FAA written on Good Friday ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพโ€ผ๏ธ

  • Anotherrich Media
    Anotherrich Media 7 months ago +1

    this is so complicated. Im sure once you learn it , it is easy but right now blowing my mind

    • Dan G
      Dan G 5 months ago

      Same here. Ill do like 10 problems and then itll probably make sense lol

  • ุงุญู…ุฏ ุงู„ุนู‚ูŠู„

    Nice , I canโ€™t be more thankful

  • Claudi M.
    Claudi M. 8 months ago +1

    The best thing about E6B is that it never runs out of battery, it doesn't hang and it never loses GPS signal.

  • emmanuel mediavilla
    emmanuel mediavilla 9 months ago

    i m french and i learn for ppl usa, thanks for all, i can understand this device

  • tecnaman
    tecnaman 10 months ago

    What size E6B would you like sir? They come in small, medium and large.

  • FlexGod Hadj
    FlexGod Hadj 11 months ago

    Thanks this helped a lot.

  • Viking4116 hi
    Viking4116 hi 11 months ago

    This man is a true teacher hats off to you ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘จโ€โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿ›ซ

  • christopher martinez
    christopher martinez 11 months ago

    5:35, Update, you are allowed to use an electronic E6B on any FAA knowledge test

  • Jon Simmons
    Jon Simmons 11 months ago

    So take my iPad just pull out my back up iPad

  • Kevin Ross Comeau

    Stop moving your hands for a second..

  • Nkya Bosi
    Nkya Bosi Year ago

    Wonderful, do you have videos on plotting questions ?

  • Nkya Bosi
    Nkya Bosi Year ago

    Wonderful, do you have videos on plotting questions ?

  • Nkya Bosi
    Nkya Bosi Year ago

    Wonderful, do you have videos on plotting questions ?

  • Emilia CHAUFOUR
    Emilia CHAUFOUR Year ago

    Hello, where did you buy it ? Thankโ€™s

  • 738polarbear
    738polarbear Year ago

    Nice helpful presentation clearly done. I like the way you emphasized TO not rely on electronics. . The FAA examiner insists on seeing this okd school skill manually done AND with good reason .

  • Fred
    Fred Year ago

    you are really the best . Thank you for sharing this.

  • k9boss1
    k9boss1 Year ago

    Your videos are great

  • Being More Nick
    Being More Nick Year ago

    Thanks Jason - looked around the TVclip for a while and this is by far the best way to get it across. Much appreciated.

  • Warbird_Experience
    Warbird_Experience Year ago +3

    Dude you sound really angry! Informative video but chill with the presentation skills a little - Very annoying to watch

  • Mehdi
    Mehdi Year ago

    Before, use computer, you must know the equations

  • Pilot Footprints
    Pilot Footprints Year ago

    Very good . Thank You! :)

  • Jeff Lee
    Jeff Lee Year ago

    I was typing E6-B on youtube and hoping you'd have a lesson on this topic.. You never disappoint THANKS JASON ! :D

  • Yan Jia
    Yan Jia Year ago

    does anyone notice that Jason is wearing 2 watches.

  • abidan castillo
    abidan castillo Year ago

    man I Mexican im studying to be a pilot but really if I find something hard I just find your videos and helps me a lot...tks too much

  • TheJamalThomas
    TheJamalThomas Year ago

    Thank you Jason you do a great job of teaching basic flight skills, you're a natural teacher keep up the great work.

  • cs512tr
    cs512tr Year ago +13

    nice vids
    but it feels like you're yelling at me lol

    • Ron Rico
      Ron Rico 2 months ago

      Gotta turn down the volume lol

  • Hong Jimin
    Hong Jimin Year ago

    You are amazing. Love your videos!!! So useful!!!

  • Todd Woods
    Todd Woods Year ago

    I start my first lesson on this tomorrow at 7AM...and I'm already terrified of this thing. I can't imagine using this thing while flying, squinting to see the numbers as is. I mean jeez you may as well be flying IMC while you're staring down at your lap trying to use this thing.... ugh.

  • Veni Vidi Amavi
    Veni Vidi Amavi Year ago

    I got this actual question in Sporty's Study Buddy, and got it wrong because I guessed I haven't done calculations yet! but I aim to take my written this Feb so I better brush up! :)
    *THANK YOU*

  • Veni Vidi Amavi
    Veni Vidi Amavi Year ago +2

    *is it bad that even with that massive thing I still can't really see the numbers that well?*

    • J Perez
      J Perez Year ago

      obviously you cant be a pilot :))

  • Ramiro Perez
    Ramiro Perez Year ago +6

    Where can i gen a e6b that size?

  • The Australian Aviator

    Thankyou Jason, mate this video has really helped me a lot. I am a VFR pilot in Australia and just getting into navigation and I am using the same E6B Flight computer as you feature on this tutorial, thanks again and safe flying God bless

  • teemo
    teemo 2 years ago +5

    When I saw that E6, I was thinking: *wheel. of. FORTUNE!!*

  • VI Tinker Tank
    VI Tinker Tank 2 years ago +1

    Awesome as usual.

  • Plexi Glass
    Plexi Glass 2 years ago +4

    Why do you Americans have to shout when doing this. What do you think microphones are for? Is this how you talk to your family/friends/ATC? Strewth!

    • Kirk Moody
      Kirk Moody 9 months ago

      Then don't listen. He is an excellent teacher. I'm very impressed by his teaching style.

    • Javier E. Gonzalez
      Javier E. Gonzalez 11 months ago

      It captures your attention easier. You don't want to bore your students to death

  • Israel Canada
    Israel Canada 2 years ago +2

    OMG! You are the best!

  • Johnathon Sprinzl
    Johnathon Sprinzl 2 years ago +1

    The E6B is a out dated clunky item. If flying solo I rather use my electronic E6B to find my calculations rather then squinting at the small numbers on the manual wasting time that could be used for aircraft avoidance. I get it. For a Private Pilot its good to learn, but after that its virtually useless.

    • 738polarbear
      738polarbear Year ago

      I wouldn't wannabe a oassenger on anything you flew

    • Veni Vidi Amavi
      Veni Vidi Amavi Year ago

      well this always reassure sme to hear because honestly, idk how I'd use the whiz wheel while in flight say an emergency or something....crazy small numbers on mine anways

  • Matthew Santonastaso
    Matthew Santonastaso 2 years ago +2

    I passed all my checkrides without knowing how to use the e6b. the FAA does not require you to know how to use it and you are allowed to take a electronic computer in the test. its obsolete.

    • Jim Stanley
      Jim Stanley Year ago

      Must be an approved, i.e. aviation, electronic computer. You still have to know how to do all this, you just get to push buttons instead. I haven't used an electronic E6b, but I like having all the extra stuff like wind component and xwind correction charts right there. E6B is just more intuitive to me.

    • samuel
      samuel 2 years ago

      Matthew Santonastaso you were tested by the acs standards?

  • ZIPPER
    ZIPPER 2 years ago +1

    So heading doesn't matter for this question

  • Craig Tirrell
    Craig Tirrell 2 years ago +6

    distance divided by speed multiplied by 60 equals time in minutes is how i do it.

    • Hi
      Hi 9 days ago

      You made it so easy, thanks. I like when people give little tips.

  • Antonio Torino
    Antonio Torino 2 years ago +37

    This man is born to be a teacher.

  • Carm N
    Carm N 2 years ago +1

    what about Dist = GS X Time?

  • vrendus522
    vrendus522 2 years ago +1

    Thanks Jason