The advanced balloon vario

The Flytec Balloon 6040 is the most advanced balloon vario on the market. Besides the basics (altitude, climb and sink speed and envelope temperature, as measured by the TT34 temperature sender), it provides ballonists with a wealth of additional information based on its built-in GPS receiver. Its highlighs are:

  • The display is easy to read even in bright sunlight
  • Long battery life, rechargeable batteries
  • Robust casing
  • High precision and sensitivity of the pressure measurement, and therefore the measurement of altitude and climb or sink rate
  • GPS-based functions: speed over ground, flight direction, waypoint and route navigation
  • Multiple pages of user-defined data fields
  • Airspace view
  • Wind profile page
  • Optional Bluetooth module for NMEA position data transmission
  • In case of defects, all components can be replaced

Package content

  • Flytec Balloon 6040
  • 4x Battery 1.2V NiMh rechargeable
  • car charger
  • wall charger (either EU or US)
  • mounting clip with velcro attachment strap
  • fabric bag
  • USB to Mini-USB cable
  • SD card
  • Built-in Bluetooth module for NMEA position data transmission

More information

Take a look at the 6040’s technical specifications, download the user manual, or find out about the newest software release.