SkyDrop vario

SkyDrop vario

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 only 68g (2.4 oz), Multiple screens with widgets can be personalized to achieve maximum performance while flying. SkyDrop connected via Bluetooth interface compatible with Android based XC apps works as ultimate flight computer.



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





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


  • acoustic signalization
  • analog/digital/average vario
  • 5 adjustable altimeters (relative, absolute, GPS or QNH mode)
  • weak lift detection (pre-thermal buzzer)
  • auto take off featureclock,
  • fly time
  • GPS based functions - ground speed, heading (graphical or numeric), glide ratio
  • multiple screens with configurable widgets
  • Bluetooth interface compatible with XC apps using open protocol (DigiFly, LK8EX1, BlueFly)
  • IGC/KML track loggs (validated by FAI civil)
  • UART output (for E-readers connection)
  • iOS connectivity (FlySkyHy)



next features (in process):

  • waypoint navigation
  • distance and direction to airspace
  • wind speed and direction
  • every future feature will be available for free for SkyDrop owners