SkyDrop is the lightest combined GPS vario in the world! Thanks to ultralight and compact design stuffed with many software functions, SkyDrop is suitable for paragliding and hang-gliding pilots from beginners to XC experts. Hike&Fly athletes love SkyDrop for its weight of 68g (2.4 oz) and with double battery only 88g. Multiple screens with widgets can be personalized to achieve maximum performance while flying. SkyDrop connected via Bluetooth interface is compatible with Android and iOS based XC apps works as ultimate flight computer.

Skydrop

  • acoustic signalization
  • weak lift detection (pre-thermal buzzer)
  • multiple screens with configurable widgets
  • analog / digital / average vario, vario graph history
  • 5 adjustable altimeters (relative, absolute, GPS or QNH mode)
  • auto take off and landing
  • fly time, real time clock
  • GPS based functions - ground speed, heading (graphical or numeric), glide ratio, wind speed and direction
  • IGC/KML track loggs (validated by FAI CIVL, accepted for FAI Category 1 competitions)
  • Android connectivity (XCSoar, LK8000, TopHat, XCTrack, FlyMe, G_variometer, Paragliding Dashboard)
  • iOS connectivity (FlySkyHy)
  • UART output (for E-readers connection)
  • height above ground level (AGL) - update terrain data into SkyDrop HERE
  • G-meter

next features (in process):

  • waypoint navigation
  • bearing and distance from take-off
  • odometer
  • flight diary
  • digital compass
  • cloud base calculation (from temperature and humidity)
  • every future feature will be available for free for SkyDrop owners

For specific technical information and user guide in various languages, please visit our support page.


built-in hardware:

  • transflective LCD graphical display with backlight
  • precise pressure sensor MS5611
  • GPS receiver L80-M39
  • Bluetooth PAN1026
  • SD card storage for tracklogs
  • digital compass, accelerometer and gyroscope LSM9DS0
  • humidity and temperature sensor SHT21
  • RGB LED signal light

For specific technical information and user guide in various languages, please visit our support page.

dimensions: 28x62x15 mm


battery type: Li-Poly single cell 900 mAh (USB rechargeable)

battery life:

  • only audio mode 13h
  • audio + altitude logger, without GPS 12h
  • audio + bluetooth 10h
  • audio + GPS logger 9h
  • audio + GPS logger + bluetooth 7.5h

battery life for double battery version:

  • only audio mode 26h
  • audio + altitude logger, without GPS 24h
  • audio + bluetooth 20h
  • audio + GPS logger 18h
  • audio + GPS logger + bluetooth 15h


  • SkyDrop vario 
  • plastic holder with velcro and straps for mounting 
  • safety twine
  • USB data&charging cable
  • user manual
Skydrop accessories    

​Riser mount instructions for use: Place one of the velcro pieces on the back side of SkyDrop. Another velcro piece place on the plastic holder. Take two straps and grip the plastic holder to your riser (straps will fit into narrow part at both ends). When you grip the holder with two straps, then cut off what was left from straps. At the end just add SkyDrop to holder.

Skydrop example mounting





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SkyDrop vario

  • 259.00€