Helios: Tech SpecsSoftware

Helios - Ideal club variometer
Easy To Use Variometer With Many Additional Features.
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Bright display with classic vario scale

Absolute antiglare sunshine readable color display outlined with classic vario scale that ensures perfect reading of graphical and alphanumerical data.

Precise sensor and computation technology

At LX navigation we strive to deliver you the most precise air data. That is why we are designing and using latest technology for more accurate gliding experience.

Classic vario scale

Helios comes with a classic analogue variometer scale.

Clear interface & legible data

Composed with great amount of functionalities, It’s user interface stays very legible and easy to use.

One multifunctional rotary knob

On the left hand side of the Helios is a single rotary knob that allows you to scroll or push-press through the system.

Standalone or with Zeus

Helios can be used in two different configurations, as Standalone all in one vario unit or in pair with Zeus navigation unit.

Internal backup battery

The unit has a built in rechargeable battery that serves for up to three hours of autonomy.

The smallest vario

Device measures only 60 mm x 60 mm x 75 mm and can be fitted in every glider instrument panel.

Helios – Technical Specifications


  • Extremely bright sunlight readable display
  • Integrated G-meter (G-force recorder)
  • 3-axis gyroscope and accelerometers
  • Completely new design using latest pressure transducers technology
  • Final glide calculator based on external GPS data
  • Flarm radar and Thermal assistant screen
  • Logbook
  • Flight information with Barograph
  • Accurate wind calculation in circling
  • Built-in rechargeable backup battery (up to 3 hours of autonomy)
  • Power consumption: 150mA @ 12V
  • System extensions: Second seat configuration, NavBox, Remote control (LX Joy)


  • Variometer, TE compensation by TE probe
  • Flarm radar screen (ADSB and Flarm Traffic)
  • Thermal assistant screen
  • System extensions: Second seat configuration, Remote control operation ( LX Joy)
  • Logbook
  • Flight information with Barograph
  • Multi pilot support
  • Accurate wind calculation in straight flight and circling