Atlanta Flight has introduced a new line of injection molded holders for the iPad. Called the “iPro Aviator,” the new kneeboard includes the foldover writing surface seen in the company’s previous aluminum kneeboards. The new version, however, sports new ergonomic enhancements that include a contoured back and integrated fold-out kickstand, along with a significantly lower price, company officials said.
The iPro Aviator offers the company’s trademark writing surface, internal rubber padding, and foldout stand for desktop use, said the company’s engineering chief Mike Miller. The iPro protects the iPad within a rugged, padded tray. A shorter writing surface can be opened and closed, giving instant access to the iPad’s touchscreen surface while in flight. This allows the user to take notes and even rest his/her hand without making inadvertent inputs on the iPad’s screen. A custom strap attaches on the side of the leg, not underneath as do other kneeboard straps. Attach the strap across the front to close up the iPro into a compact carrying case.
Conventional desktop use of the iPad is enhanced with a built-in kickstand that folds up flush within the iPro’s bottom.
While initially developed for pilots, the iPro provides hands-free functionality for passenger use in both airplanes and automobiles.
The iPro Aviator is currently available in black, but a navy blue version will become available in January. The price for either color is $79.95.
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