Flytec Connect 1


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The new Flytec Connect 1 flight instrument is designed for pilots that want the most advanced technology coupled with Flytec’s 30+ years of flight instrument expertise.

Flytec Connect 1

The new Flytec Connect 1 flight instrument is designed for pilots that want the most advanced technology coupled with Flytec’s 30+ years of flight instrument expertise. Similar to smart phones, the Flytec Connect 1 is the first smart-instrument featuring a touch screen, a multitude of flight sensors, and a range of connectivity options. The Flytec Connect 1 is perfectly suited for pilots ready to set new personal bests or take the next step in their competition flying. The Connect expands the classic flight instrument with an emphasis on connectivity, pilots can easily exchange data with their Connect without a computer and soon will be able to easily share data with other devices.

Flytec Connect 1 Technical Spec.


  • Robust, shockproof ABS housing, dark grey with red or green trim
  • High-contrast graphic display optimized for readability in direct sunlight (240 x 320 pixel with 16 levels of grey)
  • Glove-friendly touch screen
  • Tactile keypad with glove-friendly keys
  • Dual ARM processor: Cortex M0+ for sensor processing + ARM 9 for display and user interface
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 4LE, FlyLink®
  • 4 GB Micro SD card
  • 3.5 mm jack (audio out or connection to external speed sensor)
  • Dimensions: 142 x 88 x 23 mm
  • Weight: 305 g
  • Power supply: LiPo ~20hr runtime/ 5hr charge time
  • Operating temperature: 14ºF to 122ºF or -10°C to 50°C


  • Pressure altitude units: m / ft /FL
  • GPS altitude units: m / ft
  • Automatic setting of barometric altitude before launch (can be overridden)
  • Resolution: 1 m or 1 ft
  • Range: up to 40,354 ft or12,300 m
  • QNH: air pressure indication in hPa or in Hg
  • In-flight display of max/min


  • Units: m/s or fpm
  • Graphic indication: ±2000 ft/min. or ±10 m/s
  • Numeric indication: ±30,000 ft/min or ±300 m/s
  • Numeric resolution; 20 ft/min or 0.1 m/s
  • Averager: selectable from 1 s to 60 s
  • In-flight display of max/min


  • Volume: 4 levels + off
  • Predefined vario profiles
  • Climb tone: selectable lower threshold and base frequency
  • Near-thermal tone: selectable lower threshold and volume adjustment
  • Sink tone: selectable upper threshold and volume adjustment
  • Additional vario adjustments: Base frequency

Flytec Connect 1 Speed

  • Units: kph, knots, mph
  • Groundspeed (kph, mph, knots)
  • Airspeed (requires optional internal pitot or external sensor-in development)
  • In-flight display of max and average

Wind indication

  • Speed units: kph, knots, mph
  • Direction

Flytec Connect 1 Navigation

  • Air spaces: Import of OpenAir files, warnings and automatic update (in development)
  • Obstacles (in development)
  • Indication of current position
  • Waypoints: Manual entry, store current position, import of waypoint files (CompeGPS, GSP Dump, Ozi Explorer 1.0)
  • Coordinate formats: dd.ddddd, dd’ , dd’mm’ss , dd’mm’ss.s
  • Easily manage waypoint lists for multiple flying sites
  • Goto: Distance and bearing to a waypoint

XC Flying

  • Routes over multiple waypoints
  • Distance from/to launch (in development)
  • Current points in selected online contest (in development)
  • Required glide to goal
  • FAI triangle assistant (in development)
  • Automatic upload of flight track to select online contest (in preparation)
  • Race route: Start time, number of start gates, exit or enter start, start gate interval with start assistant
  • Optimized race route: In development

Race Flying

  • Optimized route with cylinders, start of speed section, end of speed section and goal
  • Electronic task board: Transfer of waypoints, airspace data and task (in development)
  • Required glide to toal over optimized route
  • Automatic upload of flight track to score keeper (in development)


  • Flight saved automatically as IGC file
  • Flight saved automatically as KML file for Google Earth
  • Flight log (in preparation)
  • Flight replay (in preparation)


  • Automatic software updates
  • Automatic transmission of analysis data in the case of software problems
  • Updates of airspace and obstacle data (in development)
  • Electronic taskboard (in preparation)
  • Automatic upload of flight track (in development)

Bluetooth 4LE

  • Data transfer to external devices: tablet, smart-phone, smart-watch, smart glasses


  • Data transfer from external sensors (future development)


  • Optional and in development
  • Collision avoidance
  • Live tracking
  • Swarm flying


  • Micro USB connection
  • Charge battery
  • File exchange with external device (computer, tablet)

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Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
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