Aircotec XC-Trainer3DG (PAST MODEL)

£510.00 Excl. Tax: £425.00
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The XC-Trainer-3DG is Aircotec's top-of-the-range flight instrument with 20 channel GPS and integrated antenna, temperature sensor, G-force sensor to 8G and 145 hours flight recording.

Flybubble note: Aircotec have told us that new stock of the 3DG will be available in summer 2014, so currently it is out of stock.


Model Status: Past model



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Main feaures

  • 20 channel GPS
  • High sensitivity Vario (unique Dual technology)
  • 40 hours power supply
  • 145 hours flight storage
  • USB for charge / speed / PC
  • Temperature sensor
  • G-force sensor to 8G
  • Big buttons, Big display
  • Very user friendly software
  • High resistant case
  • Modular technology - repair by yourself
Aircotec XC-Trainer > Modular Technology

G-force display 15

Record 15 times per second:

1. Selected axis display (1 or 3 axis)
2. Free memory in minutes
3. Altimeter
4. Vario
5. Max G-force from the last 5 sec.
6. The line chart show 10 sec.


G-force display 60

Record 60 times per second:

1. Free memory in minutes (a recording in this mode is not possible)
2. Date
3. Time
4. The full line chart show 5 sec.
5. Selected axis display (1 or 3 axis)


G-forces analysis

Axis recording with the Aircotec TN Complete analysis software (software and license are included).


MAP display

1. Groundspeed (SOG)
2. Altiude
3. Climp/sink rate
4. Upwind / downwind
5. Speed Over Ground (SOG)
6. Flying arena zoom
7. LOW BATT symbol
8. Pilot position
9. CTR Airspace
10. Distance to chosen WPT, Mark or to the launch
11. Local time
12. Show track
13. Position Mark
14. WPT Cylinder depiction
15. Waypoint symbol
16. TAS (True Air Speed) - only with spped probe connected
17. Speed distribution curve
18. Windspeed


XC-Trainer-3DG > Thermal & Windcurve display

1. Windspeed
2. Groundspeed (SOG)
3. Altiude
4. Great digital Vario , climp/sink rate
5. Vario averager for the last 10,20 or 30sec
6. Speed discription curve ( Aircotec Patent)
7. Visualised thermal (Aircotec Patent)
8. Distance to chosen Takeoff, Way point or MARK
9. Elapsed time flight
10. Direction to chosen Takeoff, Way point or MARK (track off)
11. Wind direction


VARIO diplay

1. Windspeed
2. Groundspeed (SOG)
3. Direction to chosen Takeoff, Way point or MARK (track off)
4. Gleide angle
5. Altiude
6. Digital Vario -99.0m/s bis +99.0m/s
7. Alt 0
8. Vario averager for the last 10,20 or 30sec
9. Distance to chosen Takeoff, Way point or MARK
10. Local time 
11. Analog Vario o-5m/S und 5-9m/S
12. Wind direction


Barogram/Temp display

1. Vario Volume adjusts in four steps
2. Horizontal line 500m above the pilot
3. Line des adiabaischen TEMP (-1°C/100m)
4. Pilot position
5. Barogramm from the last 10 minutes to +/-500m relative to the pilot
6. Thermogram from the last 10 minutes to +/-6°C rel. to Pilot
7. Horizontal line 500m beneath the pilot
8. Current temperature
9. Local time
10. Vario averager 30s


Logbook: Year overview

  • Grouped into 12 months vertical.
  • 31 days to the horizontal line.
  • Pro Flight 1 pixel vertical.
  • 1-5 flights visible.

1. Current date
2. Total stored flights
3. Vertical lines show the flights of the day (Example: 5 flights)
4. Year
5. Month


Logbook: flight overview

1. Date
2. Flight number
3. Flight time
4. Max. speed over ground
5. Flight overview
6. Scale from the flight (for example 640x640km)
7. Bird eye view (automatic scale from the flight)
8. Max altidute
9. Start time


Logbook: flight detail

1. Date
2. Start time
3. Landing time
4. Flight time
5. Max. altidute / max. temperature
6. Max. climb rate and max. sink rate
7. Flight overview
8. Max. speed over ground
9. Max. true air speed (only with speed probe connected)
10. Menu: Delete the flight
11. Menu: Send the flight to PC
12. Menu: Replay the flight on XCT
13. Menu: Exit


Technical Specifications

GPS receiver:
20 channel parallel, 2D/3D position (WGS 84),altitude, speed, direction, internal aerial.

-1000m to +8200m, resolution 1m. At launch the GPS module provides an automatic altitude setting (AMSL).

Digital indication from –90.0m/s to +90.0m/s Analogue indication from 0 to 5m/s and from 5 to 9,5 m/s. Acoustic signal for climbing initiates at +0.1m/s. This may be switched off. Acoustic signal for sink can be set to initiate between –0.1m/s and –5m/s. Settings in MENU/SETTINGS/VARIO From –5m/s a sink alarm will be heard regardless of settings.

G-force memory:
full record about 14 hour in 1 axis mode. 15 or 60 times per second, 1 or 3 axis

The sensor is placed on the right hand side of the instrument. It measures in centigrade from –25 to +75 degrees, resolution 0.1 degrees

Flight recording in UTC. Display shows local time and elapsed time since launch.

Flight data: 145 hours every second, 224 waypoints, 10 routes

Data transfer:
USB for charge, speed, PC / infrared

Power supply:
Rechargeable Li-Ion 3.7V/1800mAh. Operating time per charging app. 40 hours. The instrument is equipped with an “intellicharge” system. To protect the Li-Ion battery the XC-Trainer will shut itself down when before the battery is completely flat, saving all flight data beforehand.

Speed (Only with speed sensor connected):
0 – 160km/h Total-Energy-Compensation (TEC) 0 – 90%

137 x 66 x 28 mm, weight including battery 150g.

Aircotec XC-Trainer-3DG


Flight Recorder:
The integrated flight recorder saves position, altitude, clinb/sinkrate, SOG, heading and temperature every second for up to 145 hours

224 waypoints sorted in 14 lists with 16 waypoints each

10 routes each with up to 16 turnpoints

Cylinder depiction

CTR Airspace

MAP Display:
Groundspeed (SOG), Altiude, Climp/sink rate, upwind / downwind, SOG, LOW BATT symbol, Pilot position, CTR Airspace, Distance to chosen WPT, Mark or to the launch, Local time, Show track, Position Mark, WPT Cylinder depiction, Waypoint, TAS, Speed distribution curve, Windspeed 

Thermal & Windcurve display:
Windspeed, SOG, Altiude, Vario, Vario averager, Speed discription curve, Visualised thermal, Distance to chosen Takeoff, Way point or MARK, Elapsed time flight, Direction to chosen Takeoff, Way point or MARK, Wind direction 

VARIO diplay:
Windspeed, SOG, Direction to chosen Takeoff, Way point or MARK, Gleide angle, Altiude, digital and analog Vario, Alt 0, Vario averager, Distance to chosen Takeoff, Way point or MARK, Local time, Wind direction

Barogram/Temp display:
Horizontal line 500m above the pilot, Line des adiabaischen TEMP (-1°C/100m), Pilot position, Barogramm, Thermogram, Horizontal line 500m beneath the pilot, temperature, Local time, Vario averager 30s

G-force display:
display selected axis, free memory in minutes, Altimeter, Vario, Max. G-force from the last 5 sec., line chart, full line chart, Date, Time

Aircotec XC-Trainer Series Comparison Table

See Aircotec's XC-Trainer series comparison table on the Aircotec website.


Download the latest version of the XC-Trainer-3DG Manual from the Aircotec website.


Download the latest Aircotec software for the XC-Trainer-3DG from the Aircotec website.

What's Included?

The XC-Trainer-3DG comes with the following as standard:

  • Charger 100-230 AC (European plug)
  • USB cable
  • Carry bag
  • TN-Complete software, with license
  • CD

The standard package does not include a PG or HG mount.

Optional Extras

  • Aircotec XC-BH - Paragliding Leg Mount for XC Trainer
  • Aircotec XC-GZH - Paragliding Harness Mount for XC Trainer
  • Aircotec XC-DH - Hang Gliding Mount for XC Trainer
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Condition New
Model Status Past model