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Paragliding Skybean SkyDrop Vario

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SkyBean SkyDrop Variometer

SkyDrop vario is a full featured combined GPS vario. By the way, with its 80g it is the lightest vario with display! SkyDrop is a middle class instrument, dedicated for wide range of pilots. Instead of long listing all the features, which would take many mouse scrolls, we can introduce several use cases.

  • Once pilot is autonomous in basic skills (take off or landing), she/he is thirsty for air time. SkyDrop will gratefully help with this mission. It doesn't need to sit on cockpit of cocoon harness, or even worse - at old school leg mount. Instead of that, a riser mount puts instrument right in front of pilot's eyes, where she/he can easily read all what is needed.
  • We recommend riser mount also for advanced pilots, due to safety reasons. When using riser mount, pilot can operates device with brake in her/his hand.
  • However small and lightweight SkyDrop is, we found some space for complete set of motion sensors. Their fusion with the best available baro sensor creates high sensitive compass or instant vario reaction.
  • Competition pilot at the front of leading gaggle needs reliable backup. SkyDrop generates FAI1 class IGC tracklogs and has waypoint navigation with route length optimisation.
  • Tandem pilot has very limited space for instruments, but SkyDrop on passengers shoulder or helmet easily solves this situation.
  • Do you like hike&XC? SkyDrop with its 80 grams in combination with your mobile phone is all you need for these exciting adventures.
  • Leg mount is for camera, not for prehistoric instruments anymore! Riser mount is ideal for "always looking up" acro pilots, who also need some kind of instrument. SkyDrop can provide safety features like altitude alarms, or just G-force meter for fun.

Physical parameters:

  • weight 86g
  • dimensions 98x57x19 mm
  • battery 2000 mAh, 25h fly time
  • memory 32 Gb

Features:

  • vario - analog/digital/average, acoustic signalization, graph history
  • instant vario response
  • flight logs - IGC/KML accepted for FAI Category 1 competitions
  • GPS - ground speed, altitude, heading, glide ratio
  • wind speed and direction
  • altimeters - 5 adjustable altimeters (relative, absolute, GPS or QNH mode)
  • height above ground level (AGL), preloaded terrain data
  • competition waypoint navigation with route length optimization
  • airspace violation warning
  • fully customizable - multiple screens with configurable layouts and widgets
  • android connectivity - XCTrack, FlyMe, XCSoar, LK8000, TopHat, Sky Land Tracker, Paragliding Dashboard
  • iOS connectivity - FlySkyHy, SkyLogger, SkyLogger XXL
  • G-meter
  • weak lift detection (pre-thermal sound)
  • flight book, fly time, real time clock
  • auto take off and landing detection
  • UART output (for E-readers connection)



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