2017-02-19: The first tests with LK8000 software running on the OpenVario have been very successful. Although there is a lot of detail work to do, the results are very promising. Thank you Bruno and the LK8000 developer team!
2016-11-13: Complete OpenVario-Kits are available now. Assembly can be done within two hours. Stefan is offering an OV-workshop in southern Germany. More information: https://www.facebook.com/stefly.aero/
2016-11-05: We have simplified the navigation on our website with a kind of Sitemap. Now you can access any available topic directly …
2016-10-13: Stefan has made a great video-tutorial, which shows the making of a 3-D printed remote stick covered with leather. Really cool… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWNLIJbeU7Y More videos are coming soon. Thank you Stefan!
2016-10-03: The OpenVario community is growing continuosly! We are almost 70 builders now. Welcome everybody and please do not forget to update your build-status from time to time.
2016-07-17: Battery Voltage Indication is now available. Have a look at the XCSoar Forum to read the details.
2016-05-28: Progress in Australia. Welcome Justin!
2016-05-27: We are looking for fotos of OpenVario installation examples to build a gallery on openvario.org. All builders having OpenVario cockpit fotos are welcome to send their pictures by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks a lot!
2016-04-20: We just released a new stable image (16108) . Check out the latest one for your variant here!
2016-03-16: The Openvario community keeps growing. Welcome Lothar!
2016-01-23: We have a new project: FLARM Antenna with improved directivity and some new pages, e.g. the variants or the aluminium housing parts, the page mechanics has been revised somewhat. Check it out…
2015-11-16: Welcome to our first Slovenian builder Manuel!
2015-10-01: OpenVario Protocol Specification 1.2 released !
2015-09-26: Welcome to Felix, who just started his project!
2015-09-16: Dieter made a 3D-model of the mechanical components of Openvario using FreeCad. It may be helpful for milling or 3D-printing or just to export *.step or *.iges files for other applications. You can find more information about FreeCad under: http://www.freecadweb.org/. Many thanks to Dieter!
2015-09-06: Builder number 35! Welcome Florian!
2015-09-05: Welcome to Felix, so far the latest who joined the brave band of OV builders!
2015-07-23: Segelflug.de features Openvario on their web page: Big thanks to Bernd Hennig!
2015-06-28: The German “Segelfliegen Magazin” features a full three pages article about Openvario
2015-05-04: Builder No. 30: The first builder from France: Jean-Paul joined us. Bienvenue!
2015-05-01: Welcome to Torsten who will build a 5.7“ Variant of the Openvario
2015-03-31: Let's welcome a new builder: Nicholas
2015-03-17: Tamás created a 3D PDF of the 7” Openvario to help fellow builders visualize housing and assembly - thanks a lot!
2015-03-15: More than 4000 views on the OV thread in the XCSoar Forum
2015-03-12: Haldor's OV is alive. Congratulations! https://seilfly.wordpress.com/category/openvario-project/
2015-02-20: Eggert has a nice blog about his OV project. Check it out at http://www.eehmke.de/openvario-blog/
2015-02-18: Klaus' blog is featured at the luftpiraten site
2015-02-09: Klaus Burkhard started a blog about Openvario at his well-known website at ul-segelflug.de. Thanks for spreading the word!