Element Track:Analysis

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Reviewing flights on your Element

The most recent 50 flights are stored in chronological order on the Element and are available for review until you delete them. To review the summary of any flight, use the Flight Memory menu. The extended memory of your Element will hold additional flights, but they are only accessible using a USB connection.

Press and hold MENU, then use the arrow keys to select Flight memory. Press OK.
Use the arrow keys to select Flights. Press OK.
Scroll to select a flight.
Press OK.

The flight summary page

When you have selected a flight, a summary page displays the following information:

  • Maximum value of ALT1
  • Maximum climb rate of the flight
  • Maximum sink rate of the flight
  • Total flight time
  • Position in Element's memory (most recent flight is always #1)
  • Date
  • Time of take-off
  • Flight summary page

Uploading flights to your computer

Connect the Element via USB to a computer and get your tracks from the folder "flights". There are a number of options of how to visualise your tracks, which we have summarised on the page flight data evaluation.

Note: if you accidentally delete the IGC file while trying to upload it, do not panic. Use the manual export feature below to re-create the IGC file from the Element's memory.

Manually exporting flights

Your Element has a deep storage memory that will allow you to recover a tracklog even if you accidentally delete the IGC file on your computer. Follow these steps to re-create and export the IGC file from a flight:

Press and hold MENU, then use to select Flight memory. Press OK.
Use the arrow keys to select the flight summary page for the flight you would like to manually export to IGC. Press OK.
Confirm Export? by pressing OK. Use ESC to cancel.
Finally, follow the procedure above for uploading flights to your computer. In the folder named flights you will find the new IGC file for the flight you have exported.

Deleting flights from your Element

Follow these steps to delete all flight data stored on your Element. This procedure cannot be undone.

Press and hold MENU, then use to select Flight memory. Press OK.
Use the arrow keys to select Delete. Press OK.
Confirm all flights Delete? by pressing OK. Use ESC to cancel.