Flytec     Naviter

          JDC Wind Speed Instruments  FAIRHAVEN 

For the past 25 years Manilla Paragliding has been the Australian Importer for the worlds leading instrument brands - FLYTEC, NAVITER, SYRIDE, ASCENT and JDC.

We are the ONLY Australian importer with an on site tech and service/repair facility !!! No need to wait weeks or months to have your instrument repaired or warranty replaced - nearly all repair can be carried out right here in Manilla.

FLYTEC of Switzerland is by far the worldwide #1 manufacturer of air sports flight instruments and accessories. Over the past 30 years they have R&D'd and patented all of the technology used in light weight flight instruments. FLYTEC offers a complete range of instruments and accessories for Paragliding and Hang Gliding as well as Ballooning, Ultralights, and Powered PG/HG. The GPS integrated units also include fully FAI approved flight recorders for record and competition verification via secure IGC files.

FLYTEC product info is further down this page

NAVITER of Slovenia is the maker of the unequaled OUDIE series of full flight instruments. The OUDIE is now joined by its smaller yet equally capable HYPER. The new BLADE is the Oudie for Hang Gliding. NAVITER and FLYTEC recently merged. The OUDIE/HYER/BLADE series serves all levels of pilots including glider pilots with the IGC model.

naviter oudie4 flight instrument paragliding hang gliding   naviter hyper flight instrument paragliding hang gliding  Naviter Blade hang gliding flight instrument

Please go to the NAVITER OUDIE/HYPER/BLADE page directly : Click Here !

SYRIDE of France is the maker of the of the new SYS series of compact instruments. They are well designed, easy to use, light weight and have 3 levels of instrument covering everyone from beginner through to XC pilots and hike and fly.

Syride SYS Alti V3  Syride SYS Nav V3

Please go to the SYRIDE page directly : Click Here !

ASCENT vario from the USA makes the worlds best mini vario/GPS. If you are seeking a compact light weight instrument then look no further. Its fully featured and weighs only 93 grams !!! Currently not available due to the global chip shortage - See the SYRIDE SYS-GPS instead : Click Here !

ascent vario h2  

Please go the ASCENT VARIO page directly : Click here !

JDC  of Switzerland patented the contactless turbine wind speed measurement technology in the late 1980's and manufactures a large range of instruments for many applications.

JDC product info is further down this page.

BLUEFLY of Australia is a well known micro beep only vario which can also connect by Bluetooth to phone apps to provide accurate altitude and vario data. 

BLUEFLY product info is further down this page.

Godfrey's Manilla Paragliding is the Australian importer for FLYTEC, NAVITER and ASCENT VARIO. Dealer enquiries are welcome.

Please contact Godfrey directly for sales : ph 02 67 85 65 45 or email click here. 

Please note all prices are indicative only and subject to change due to currency fluctuation - for an updated price please contact Godfrey


OUT OF STOCK - NOT IN PRODUCTION until further notice due to the global chip shortage :-(

Please see the the SYRIDE range of instruments : Click Here !

*** Flytec ALTO = SYRIDE SYS-ALTI ***

The ELEMENT ALTO replaces the well known 6000/6005 base model but at a lower price. It has 3 altimeters, digital and analog variometer, user customizable audio with Smart-filter technology, 5 full-time data fields, always-on realtime clock, louder audio with 5 settings, battery life over 250 hours (2xAA), superb ergonomics and styling; very compact and light. Larger and simpler keypad (4 keys). Optional leg strap or cockpit mount $25. 

flytec element alto paragliding hang gliding vario altimeter For full product information click here.



OUT OF STOCK - has been out of production since 2021 due to the global chip shortage :-(

NEWS UPDATE : Flytec have secured some chips and aim to have this model back in production in early 2023 :-)

Please see the the SYRIDE range of instruments : Click Here !

*** Flytec SPEED = SYRIDE SYS-GPS ***

The ELEMENT SPEED offers basic GPS functions such as speed, glide, thermal pointer, wind direction, distance from take-off.  It has 3 altimeters, digital and analog variometer, user customizable audio with Smart-filter technology, 5 full-time data fields, always-on realtime clock, louder audio with 5 settings, battery life over 45 hours (2xAA), superb ergonomics and styling; very compact and light. Larger and simpler keypad (4 keys). Optional leg strap or cockpit mount $25. 

flytec element speed vario gps flight instrument For full product information click here.



The ELEMENT TRACK is an upgraded replacement of the successful and reliable 6015 model. New features include : larger and improved readout on LCD display, airspace warnings, more tactile keypad for easier use with gloves. It combines the same integrated super sensitive 20 channel GPS into a entry level instrument but with high end features. Automatic tracklog recording up to 50 flights and 291 hrs, user customizable audio and flight function, track compass with wind speed and direction, USB interface, FlyChart compatible, and user upgradeable, 40 hour battery life on just 2 AA, and all in the same case size as the 6005 !  Optional leg strap or cockpit mount $25. 

Flytec track paragliding hang gliding instrument vario For full product information click here. 


VOLIRIUM   P1 RRP $790 - NEW model -  Back Order only

The all new P1 is a touch screen, GPS and wifi enabled flight instrument of the newest generation - a smart vario just like your smart phone. Long battery life, daylight readable display, robust case and ease of use are its prime hardware features. The unit auto-updates new software and features whenever it is in wifi range. The unit will auto-update to activate new free features as they become available. The P1 functionality is being updated /added to over time. Currently it has all features except a ASI Pitot (for HG pilots) and mapping. Both are expected to be available at some stage in the future. 

volirium p1 flight instrument hang gliding paragliding For full product information click here.



   6030 RRP AUD$1450 - Available on special order

The 6030 is the flagship GPS integrated instrument which does the lot using state-of the-art technology. It features a integrated 16 channel GPS, audio and graphic McCready speed-to-fly, advanced final glide functions, unsurpassed competition route function, data logger with up to 290 hrs. record time, extended pitot speed range (12-180 mph), USB interface and FlyChart compatible, user replaceable batteries NiMH on alkaline (2 banks of 2 AA), dual internal chargers, SD memory card slot for future implementation. NEW - optional FLARM module for collision avoidance. 

flytec 6030 flight instrument altimeter variometer For full product information click here.

  BlueFlyVario Bluetooth USB v23 rrp $115 inc free postage In Stock

This is the latest 2023 evolution of the classic BlueFly which now features a USB-C connection.

Connect to your phone or other device with Bluetooth, and it also works as a stand alone audio vario.

You can connect it via USB-C to adjust settings. The Bluetooth_USB model of the BlueFly is designed for use with Android or iOS to connect to free flight apps.


Small light weight audio only back up vario. Great also for hiking and tandem operations. Adjustable sink and rise time acoustics. Audio socket for an ear piece.

Weight only 15 grams. 35x35mm. 7 days operation from one charge (USB or car).

fairhaven micro variometer vario

FAIRHAVEN  MICRO ALTI+ RRP AUD$245 Special order only - or see Syride SYS-Alti for similar features: Click Here !

Small light weight mini vario with a huge range of features ! Great also for hiking and tandem operations.

Barometric pressure, Barometric trend (for predicting weather changes), G-meter, Max G-meter, Vario averager  5-60 seconds, Temperature C/F, Max lift, Max Altitude (permanently stored until reset), Max Sink, Minimum altitude, Battery level/voltage, Time clock, Alarm timer, Stopwatch with auto auto flight timer, Volume control, Vario threshold settings, Damping factor setting, Pace (vario tone scale adjustment).

Rechargable, charger supplied, Audio headphone socket

Weighs just 28 grams and is 37x37mm in size, Riser or wrist mounting.

JDC Wind Speed Meters   SKYWATCH WIND RRP AUD$99 In Stock

JDC SKYWATCH WIND - a small pocket size instrument to precisely measure wind speed (multiple scales). Also shows temp, wind chill and max wind values.

  For full product information click here.




Vane type Airspeed sensor for Hang Gliders. Mounts on base bar or down tube. Suits all FLYTEC vario's.

flytec asi airspeed sensor for hang gliding






Vane type airspeed sensor for Paragliders. Mounted in an aerodynamic housing to dangle below pilot in clear airflow. Suits all FLYTEC vario's. 

 flytec air speed sensor for paragliding




Hang Gliding instrument mount for all FLYTEC varios. Full swivel with velcro attached rubberised base for down tube ot base bar mounting.

flytec mount hg hang gliding






   INSTRUMENT POUCH and HARNESS MOUNT - PG RRP $27 Pouch, $49 set.

Paragliding instrument pouch and mount for Element and previous 6005/6015 model FLYTEC varios. Mounts on harness straps and has tilt/angle adjustment. Also suits Garmin 72 and 76 series GPS instruments !!!

flytec harness mount paragliding

Sales and Expert Advice contact Godfrey directly :
Email : click here
Phone : 02 67856545