Flytec 6040 Ballon - Technical Data



Maximal altitude:
max. 11’000m

1 m


Analog display
± 8 m/s – scale: 0,2 m/s

Digital display
± 100 m/s - scale: 0,1 m/s


high-sensitive SIRF III GPS-receiver of the latest generation.
Update rate of 1 sec., independent from preset recording rate.


1 - 300 km/h

Wind vane:
0 – 100 km/h (sensor optional)

Memory options

200 WP

20 Routes each with max. 30 WP

100 balloon rides

Tracklog points:

Storage time:
max. 48 hours at 10 s recording interval, max. 291 hours at 60 s recording interval
data storage and transfer according to the IGC format

Restricted Areas:
300 CTRs

Power supply

4 x Alkaline batteries AA 1.5V

4 x NiMH accumulators AA 1.2V

Operating time:
> 20 hours per bank, e.g. > 40 hours

input – 100..240VAC 50-60 Hz 260mA
output – 12V = 1A 12VA MAX.

Display screen resolution

76’800 Pixel / 320 x 240 Pixel (= ¼ VGA)

Technical data are subject to be modified without prior notice at any time. Software upgrade is possible via PC from our Internet homepage subsequent to download of the latest version.

Approval / Conformity

Manufacturer: Flytec AG
Country of manufacture: Switzerland
Type: 6040 / Compeo+
Marking: CE
The instrument was examined in accordance to the following standards and was approved to be in compliance to these standards:
ETSI EN 301 489-1 V1.6/ETSI EN 301 489-3 V1.4.1
IEC / EN 60950-1:2006: Safety Europe

Analog variometer

  • analog
    ± 8/ms, scale 0.2 m/s
  • digital
    ± 100 m/s, scale 0.1 m/s

Digital variometer

  • ±100 m/s - scale: 0.1 m/s

Vario acoustics sound opening

  • volume:
    audio volume settings
  • climb acoustic:
    tone- and interval modulated, maximum interval frequency adjustable from 3 m/s up to 11 m/s or Smart-interval, adjustable response threshold
  • sink acoustic:
    discreet sink acoustic tone and loud sink alarm, separately adjustable.


  • 3 different altimeter measuring functions
  • maximum altitude : 11'000 m - scale: 1 m

Indicator battery charge state

  • continuous monitoring of battery voltage- and indicator,

Digital speedometer

  • GPS:
    1 - 300 km/h
  • vane:
    0 - 100 km/h (Sensor optional)

lateral USB port

lateral port for speed sensor

lateral SD-card slot

User fields, freely selectable

Softkey – left and right

Information line

GPS display field

high-sensitive SIRF III GPS-receiver of the latest generation. Update rate of 1 sec., independent from preset recording rate.

Bar graph speed analog mode

Atmospheric pressure display QNH

display of active page P1 of 3

indicator for function of temperature transmitter

Connection Pitot tube / FLARM antenna


Move your mouse pointer over the instrument image to see its various functions and display indicators in a tooltip.