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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  • Chuang Ruan
    Chuang Ruan 10 days ago

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

  • Mukhiddin Tashpulatov
    Mukhiddin Tashpulatov 11 days ago

    Thanks 👍

  • Continental Traveler
    Continental Traveler 13 days ago

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

  • Paolo Caglio
    Paolo Caglio 14 days ago

    You sound like a bagpipe, so annoying!

  • AW 04
    AW 04 2 months ago

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

  • cherfieldm
    cherfieldm 2 months ago

    Thanks nice explanation .

  • TJWAviation
    TJWAviation 3 months ago

    This video helped me out a lot... I am taking my FAA written on Good Friday 👍🏾‼️

  • Anotherrich Media
    Anotherrich Media 3 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 Month ago

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

  • احمد العقيل
    احمد العقيل 3 months ago

    Nice , I can’t be more thankful

  • Claudi M.
    Claudi M. 4 months ago

    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 5 months ago

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

  • tecnaman
    tecnaman 6 months ago

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

  • FlexGod Hadj
    FlexGod Hadj 7 months ago

    Thanks this helped a lot.

  • Viking4116 hi
    Viking4116 hi 7 months ago

    This man is a true teacher hats off to you 👏👍👨‍✈️🛫

  • christopher martinez
    christopher martinez 7 months ago

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

  • Jon Simmons
    Jon Simmons 7 months ago

    So take my iPad just pull out my back up iPad

  • Kevin Ross Comeau
    Kevin Ross Comeau 8 months ago

    Stop moving your hands for a second..

  • Nkya Bosi
    Nkya Bosi 8 months ago

    Wonderful, do you have videos on plotting questions ?

  • Nkya Bosi
    Nkya Bosi 8 months ago

    Wonderful, do you have videos on plotting questions ?

  • Nkya Bosi
    Nkya Bosi 8 months ago

    Wonderful, do you have videos on plotting questions ?

  • Emilia CHAUFOUR
    Emilia CHAUFOUR 8 months ago

    Hello, where did you buy it ? Thank’s

  • 738polarbear
    738polarbear 9 months 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 9 months ago

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

  • k9boss1
    k9boss1 9 months 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 Abriche
    Mehdi Abriche 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 +8

    nice vids
    but it feels like you're yelling at me 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 Year ago +4

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

  • Tinker Tank
    Tinker Tank Year ago +1

    Awesome as usual.

  • Plexi Glass
    Plexi Glass Year 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 5 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 7 months ago

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

  • Israel Canada
    Israel Canada Year 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 9 months 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 10 months 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 Year 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.

  • Antonio Torino
    Antonio Torino 2 years ago +32

    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

  • Neil K.
    Neil K. 2 years ago +1

    i wish that i have bigger legs to slap that E6B on my knee

  • Shaun Bryant
    Shaun Bryant 2 years ago +3

    I have no experience and just beginning to learn from watching content. One thing I don't understand is how did he get 181=TC. And definitely don't understand how he got 104? Please explain, dummy it up for me.

    • ihatepugs
      ihatepugs 6 months ago +1

      738polarbear stfu. everyone has some things they dont understand in the beginning. if you are a pilot i wish everyone around you who has to deal with your attitude good luck

    • 738polarbear
      738polarbear 9 months ago

      You're too stupid to be a pilot . Be a bus driver.

    • D. N.
      D. N. 2 years ago

      Shaun Bryant 104 is the ground speed. After he did all those steps your ground speed is where the open hole which is located in the center of the e-6b

    • D. N.
      D. N. 2 years ago +1

      Shaun Bryant you get your plotter and put in on the map to those two airports he shows. Make sure the plotter wheel is straight which means the 0 will always be straight up and parallel to the longitude. Then you basically just see the angle which is around 181°

  • Cap'n Red Beard
    Cap'n Red Beard 2 years ago +18

    You'd have to re-calculate W&B if you brought that in your flight bag.

  • Brad Seberhagen
    Brad Seberhagen 2 years ago +1

    At minute 1:18 you say, "And I'll do a little bit of the leg work for you!". I need help with the leg work. On the test, I can't accurately measure the True Heading or the Distance....super frustrating!!!!!

  • roody fun
    roody fun 2 years ago +1

    Thank You :)

  • Alex Kastanes
    Alex Kastanes 2 years ago +1

    I show Sandpoint to St Maries being just barely 57nm putting the ETE at 33min. Anyone else get this? This is Figure 23 in Appendix 2 of the FAA-CT-8080-2E. I know its's only a minute difference but am I doing something wrong?

    • jeff martin
      jeff martin 6 months ago

      Alex Kastanes you are right. He set the ground speed incorrectly.

  • musical gamer
    musical gamer 2 years ago +1

    I have my Navigation test this Tuesday, & this helped me alot! Thanks!

  • Sean delgatto
    Sean delgatto 2 years ago +1

    well done, clean, clear, and professional

  • M D
    M D 2 years ago +1

    Thank you very much, made this very simple.

  • Jose Torres
    Jose Torres 2 years ago +2

    Very easy to understand the concepts from this instructor. He makes the right emphasis when it is needed.

  • ahad foroughi
    ahad foroughi 2 years ago

    Hi, you're excellent.

  • Jeff Barnes
    Jeff Barnes 2 years ago +92

    I need an E6B that size just so I can see the numbers!

  • Caga Ozer
    Caga Ozer 2 years ago

    Great video. Thank you.
    I'm also looking to get a purchase a E6B like that, can you please advise where I can find one?

  • Ethan Schulz
    Ethan Schulz 2 years ago

    wow you made that look so easy and made to easy to fallow along as well I feel like an electronic e6b would not be any easier.

  • GiB
    GiB 2 years ago

    Could Jason teach me an advanced use of E6B. like how to use the small windows to calculate ALT and airspeed correction. :)

  • Ian Kleinguenther
    Ian Kleinguenther 2 years ago

    Great video very helpful!

  • Sohrab. Muhammadi
    Sohrab. Muhammadi 2 years ago

    apreaciate it thank you

  • Araar Mohamed
    Araar Mohamed 3 years ago

    Great vidéo thanks

  • jaxav8r
    jaxav8r 3 years ago

    Do you have a tutorial like this for the newer E6-B8D computer?

  • Larry Griffin
    Larry Griffin 3 years ago +4

    Enjoyed the E6B video.....I remember when I was taking my written test.....this question was on mine. Keep up the good work......your teaching techniques are impressive.

  • Brian James
    Brian James 3 years ago +13

    Jason teaches like NOBODY I've ever enjoyed before!!!

  • Dmitrii S
    Dmitrii S 3 years ago +2

    Dont forget that when you are actually using this in flight, and not for just the question, Met wind is in magnetic so you gotta take variation in account before plotting your true winds.

  • Dmitrii S
    Dmitrii S 3 years ago +5

    the double watch method on display here

  • Jon
    Jon 3 years ago

    Whoa. I live between Sandpoint and St Maries. Talk about random coincidence for me. Anyway great video thanks.

  • Vic  Rizzo
    Vic Rizzo 3 years ago

    Good Stuff!! Thanks!

  • Andrew W
    Andrew W 3 years ago +6

    How do you do all that while flying?

    • cesar quintana
      cesar quintana 4 months ago

      Do as much you can on the ground. In the air is all about guesstimate.

    • Grant Eckardt
      Grant Eckardt Year ago

      however robo is correct that most calculations are done before flight, We still us this method while flying cross countries to make sure were still on course and to verify that we have enough fuel. Cross country flying is very busy to say the least!

    • robo931
      robo931 2 years ago +1

      Andrew Wilkerson these calculations are performed before your flight, typically for a VFR flight plan.

  • blueskyboyd
    blueskyboyd 3 years ago

    Already have my PPL, but this is a great refresher, and very much appreciated. Thank you.

  • Maximvs Victa
    Maximvs Victa 3 years ago

    Very informative, thanks!

  • Windtee
    Windtee 3 years ago

    Great demo! Ah, the super wheel of mechanical mathematical bliss will be missed.

  • like54ninjas
    like54ninjas 3 years ago

    What if I brought the E6B you used for the video to the test? Would that be frowned upon?

  • Christopher froeschl
    Christopher froeschl 3 years ago

    What about that purple dotted line on the sectional? Does that come into play in this example?

    • Jim Stanley
      Jim Stanley 10 months ago

      Comes into play _after_ this example. When you know your wind correction angle and true heading, you adjust it to your magnetic heading.

  • Bill Bayne
    Bill Bayne 3 years ago

    Very clearly explained. Thanks.

  • T. E.
    T. E. 3 years ago +48

    They might have a problem letting you take that huge e6b into the written :)