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Flytec Element Alto


If you are looking for a simple, robust and reliable vario, then the Skytec Element Alto is for you.


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As with all of the Flytec range, the Alto is:

Simple – Created for the leisure pilot who needs a turn-it-on-and-fly device with essential functionality only.
Robust – Because it is based on the proven Flytec design with an incredibly solid housing.
Reliable – Because of the Naviter designed and simplified internal electronics.

These benefits, combined with the signature – and much loved – Flytec quality vario and tone, create a user friendly and enjoyable instrument to learn to fly with.

It also has the quality to be a reliable companion on your flying adventures for many years to come.

Main Features

  • Robust, shockproof ABS housing
  • Reliable and proven high-sensitivity vario
  • Comfortable and clear vario tone
  • High-contrast monochrome LCD
  • Keyboard with clearly detectable, glove-friendly keys
  • Logbook
  • Customizable vario tone frequency, sensitivity, audio mode, climb-tone
  • Vario profiles, for different flying types (weak / normal / strong thermals, soaring, ballooning)
  • Altimeter showing MSL (ALT1)
  • Altimeter showing Relative / Flight level / meters or feet (ALT2)
  • Custom relative altimeter which can be reset with a press of a button (ALT3)
  • Graphical instant and average climb indicator
  • Numeric average vario indication
  • Flight time and Local time permanently on display
  • Selectable units for Altitude, Vario, Time, Pressure, Temperature
  • Optional additional near-thermal tone
  • Optional tone when a key is pressed
  • English, German, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Turkish user interface
  • Battery life ~250 h from two AA batteries


138 x 72 x 24 mm
5.4 x 2.8 x 0.9 in

S & W Verdict

“Simple and reliable. What more could you want. Perfect 1st vario or for those who want a simple unit that will never let them down!”




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