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SkyBean SkyDrop GPS Vario with Bluetooth


  • $490.00 AUD

SkyDrop vario is a full-featured combined GPS vario for Paragliding and Hang Gliding.


Physical parameters:

  • Weight 86g Double Battery
  • Weight 68g Single Battery
  • Dimensions 98x57x19 mm
  • Battery 2000 mAh, 25h fly time
  • Memory 32 Gb


Included accessories:

  • SkyDrop variometer
  • SkyDrop Protective Pocket
  • SkyDrop Riser Mount
  • Velcro and two mounting straps
  • Micro USB cable
  • User guide
  • Sticker


Thanks to its ultralight and compact design stuffed with many software functions, SkyDrop is suitable for paragliding and hang-gliding pilots from beginners to XC experts. With its 68g (2.4 oz) weight (single battery), hike&fly athletes will love it. 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 the ultimate flight computer. SkyDrop Vario can be easily mounted to the riser or cockpit for maximal comfort during the flight.



  • Vario - analogue/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)

Built-in hardware:

  • Transflective LCD graphical display
  • Precise pressure sensor
  • GPS receiver
  • Bluetooth
  • SD card storage for tracklogs
  • Digital compass
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope, thermometer, and humidity sensor

    Battery life (Single Battery)

    • only audio mode 13h
    • audio + altitude logger, without GPS 12h
    • audio + Bluetooth 10ha
    • audio + GPS logger 9h
    • audio + GPS logger + Bluetooth 7.5h
    • Double battery is double of the above values


    How To Update SkyDrop Firmware


    Useful Links


    For further support visit the SkyBean support page: SkyBean Support.

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