Element Track:Speed

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External wind vane sensor

The Element can be connected to an external wind vane sensor, available for purchase from your vendor. Normally, the Element displays Ground Speed with the label GND shown on the flight screen, but when connected to a functioning airspeed sensor the label will change to AIR and the Element will display airspeed instead.

  • GND vs. AIR speed

Airspeed calibration

Airspeed can be corrected +/-50% under the Speed menu. This could be useful if the shape of your pod harness is affecting your speed sensor’s accuracy, for example.

Press and hold MENU, then use to select Speed. Press OK.
Use arrow keys to select Speed correction. Press OK.
Use the arrow keys to enter your desired speed correction.
Press OK.
Press ESC to return to the Main Setup Menu.

Stall alarm

Stall Alarm only functions when your Element is connected to an external sensor that provides it with airspeed data. When the Stall Alarm feature is activated, your Element will sound a loud tone if your airspeed drops below the Stall Alarm threshold. To activate or deactivate the Stall Alarm see the acoustic settings for the Element.

Stall Alarm threshold can be set to any value from 15.0 to 99.9 km/h (or from 8.1 to 53.9 kts or from 9.3 to 62.0 mph).

Press and hold MENU, then use the arrow keys to select Speed. Press OK.
Select Stall alarm. Press OK.
Use the arrow keys to enter your desired airspeed for the Stall Alarm.
Press OK.
Press ESC to return to the Main Setup Menu.