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#1 Chewberta

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Posted 15 August 2018 - 15:20

Hi, can you tell me which leg you place your kneeboard on and why?

#2 TomPPL

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Posted 15 August 2018 - 15:27

Left, I'm left handed so find it easier.



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Posted 15 August 2018 - 16:23

I swap between left and right.
Left is more comfortable but being right handed, right knee is more practical in a job where I can take a lot of notes.

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Posted 15 August 2018 - 18:04

I swap between left and right.
Left is more comfortable but being right handed, right knee is more practical in a job where I can take a lot of notes.


Right leg, slack strap so it can be rolled/slid off to the left until I need it. Astar has lots of room on that side.

Just a pilot (retired, so I have a LOT of time)...


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Posted 15 August 2018 - 19:02

Hi, can you tell me which leg you place your kneeboard on and why?

I wear mine on my right leg so the collective isnt brushing against it. Also easier to write on since Im right handed.

Its a really great tool in my opinion. From what Ive seen, not many helicopter pilots use a knee board though. To each their own.
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Posted 15 August 2018 - 20:04

Left, because its easier to flip up the chart to read my frequency list underneath, and play with my old Garmin 76C that sits on top of my chart with my left hand, not to mention I haven't written anything on it since my instrument training days.

,...plus I tried my right leg, and just didn't like it :)
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#7 Eric Hunt

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Posted 15 August 2018 - 20:14

Left leg, so my cyclic hand doesn't cover the iPad or the approach plates.



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Posted 17 August 2018 - 03:43

Left leg.  So my cyclic hand doesn't rest on top of it and I can easily flip through info with my left hand.



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Posted 20 August 2018 - 12:47

Right handed so it's on my right leg.



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Posted 20 August 2018 - 16:47

I keep mine in the bottom of a closet where it's been for the last 10 years.



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Posted 22 August 2018 - 19:53

Depends on which aircraft I am flying.  In the 206 or 58 I wear it on the right, in the 407 I wear it on the left because the cyclic is displaced just a bit farther to the right in cruise.






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