Flytec Alto

Flytec Alto is for you if you are looking for a simple, robust and reliable vario.

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

Technical Specification

HousingABS Polycarbonate,
Shock resistant shape
Weight122 g
Size138 x 72 x 24 mm
Sunlight readable LCD
Gloves friendly Keyboard
Number of buttons4
Battery type2x AA type batteries
Battery duration250 hours
VarioHigh sensitivity, fast response, customizable tone
AltimeterReliable and accurate up to 10.000 meters
Altimeter displayMSL, Relative, Flight Level, Custom
Average varioGraphical and numerical
TimeLocal time & Flight time
LogbookTakeoff and landing times
Multilingual interface7 languages



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

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