Sporty’s Offers Folding Knee Desk | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Most Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne On YouTube

Airborne-Unlimited-07.08.24

Airborne-NextGen-07.09.24

Airborne-Unlimited-07.10.24 HOLIDAY

Airborne-AffordableFlyers-07.05.24

Mon, Aug 21, 2023

Sporty’s Offers Folding Knee Desk

Sorry Center-Sticks, This One’s for the Yokes

Sportys has shown off tis new aviator workstation in the form of a lap-bound ‘organizer’ offering a stiff metallic 9”x8” surface.

The “Metal Bi-Fold Lap Desk” allows pilots and pax to put that open thigh space to use with a folding, knee-mounted workplace for charts, notes, and devices. The lap desk features a clamp on the right side for keeping maps and papers in position during the flight, with the powder-coated steel board allowing the use of placement magnets anywhere else. Once unfolded, that 9”x8” surface unfurls to 16” wide and 9” tall, also revealing a reference placard with the usual VFR aids like light gun signals, ICAO alphabet, flight plan sequence, mandatory reporting points, transponder codes, cruising altitudes, and the like. 

Sure, the ‘Metal Bi-Fold Lap Desk’ isn’t going to work for those operating aircraft with floor-mounted center sticks or very compact yoke arrangements, but it could be just the ticket for those working as instructors, surveyors, or even travelers sans the helpful accompaniment of a tray table. More stable work surfaces can come in handy when getting something done on the road, no matter who you are. 

Like all Sporty’s kit, the board is available via their website at a price of $22.95. 

FMI: www.sportys.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne-Flight Training 07.11.24: Alabama Av HS, Med Certs, Diamond-Turkish A/L

Also: PAL Aerospace, ERAU Eclipse, Second Las Vegas Airport, Drone MIL Exhibition The Alabama Aerospace and Aviation High School (AAHS) enrolled its first 9th and 10th grade studen>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.12.24): Minimum Fuel

Minimum Fuel Indicates that an aircraft's fuel supply has reached a state where, upon reaching the destination, it can accept little or no delay. This is not an emergency situation>[...]

Classic Aero-TV: Portrait of Montaer’s MC-01

From 2023 (YouTube Version): Brazil’s Take on The LSA Based on DeLand, Florida’s DeLand Municipal Airport (DED), Aero Affinity Holding Corporation maintains the rights >[...]

ANN FAQ: Q&A 101

A Few Questions AND Answers To Help You Get MORE Out of ANN! 1) I forgot my password. How do I find it? 1) Easy... click here and give us your e-mail address--we'll send it to you >[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.12.24)

“I look at the Cessna SkyCourier as a next generation aircraft for Bush Alaska. The SkyCourier Combi will allow us to be flexible and serve the unique needs of citizens in re>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2024 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC