Appareo Releases Major Upgrade to Web-Based Flight Data Analysis Software

FARGO, North Dakota (May 18, 2020) — Appareo today released a major architectural upgrade to Appareo EnVision, the company’s analysis software system for Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) or Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) programs. Appareo EnVision is a web-based application that allows fleet operators to access past and current flight data, generate detailed reports, and … Read More

ATC Radio Transcription & Playback is available with Stratus Insight

Stratus Audio Cable

This new AI technology is the baseline for exciting features we have in our app roadmap, which is focused on creating a safer, more convenient way to fly. When paired with a Stratus Audio Cable, the ATC Radio Transcription feature works similar to visual voicemail. ATC communications are converted into text and displayed directly above … Read More

NTSB recommends that Part 91, 121, and 135 aircraft should be equipped with FDM

The FAA released a Fact Sheet that lists several NTSB recommendations, followed with the FAA’s considerations and actions being taken. Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) is one of the recommendations for how to improve the safety of Part 135 aircraft flight operations. “The crash-resistant flight recorder system should record cockpit audio and images with a view … Read More

So, how does Stratus Insight compare?

Stratus 3 with iPad

We’ve put together a features table comparing Stratus Insight, ForeFlight Pro Plus and Garmin Pilot so you can see how Stratus Insight compares with other flight apps.   STRATUS INSIGHT FOREFLIGHT (PRO PLUS) GARMIN PILOT $99.99 / year $199.99 / year $149 / year   1. Stratus Audio Cable required 2. Improved time and fueling … Read More

Appareo Releases Crash-Hardened Recoverable Data Module with Auto Bus Detection

Weighing less than two pounds, this rugged and compact enclosure withstands DO-160G category tests to ensure the survival of critical flight data. FARGO, North Dakota (April 29, 2020) — Appareo today announced a new addition to the company’s line of crash-survivable, remote-mountable, flight data recording modules for rotorcraft and fixed-wing aircraft. The Recoverable Data Module, … Read More

Appareo Releases New EFB: Stratus Insight™

Electronic Flight Bag EFB

Features include ATC Transcription, Vertical Weather Profile, Radar Forecast, TAWS, and Smart Flight Plan FARGO, North Dakota (March 31, 2020) — Appareo today introduced a new flight app called Stratus Insight™. Stratus Insight is an electronic flight bag (EFB) suite that includes VFR sectional maps, IFR low/high charts, geo-referenced approach plates, TAWS, and AHRS with … Read More

Appareo Receives Certification for Stratus Transponders in Part 27 Helicopters

FARGO, North Dakota (March 25, 2020) — Appareo has received FAA approval for installation of Stratus™ transponders in Part 27 aircraft. The STC-AML includes Airbus Helicopters, Bell Helicopter, Leonardo, and Robinson Helicopter. The H-variant models, named Stratus ES-H and Stratus ESG-H, are now available through the Authorized Appareo Dealer Network, and retail for the same … Read More

Humans of Appareo | Meet Angela

Meet Angela, Technical Writer at Appareo. What do you do at Appareo? I’m Appareo’s technical writer. I write documents that teach customers how to use our products. I turn complicated engineering projects into easy-to-digest parts. What has been your favorite project so far? I’ve enjoyed writing documentation for our Stratus Horizon Pro app. It’s been … Read More

Josh Gelinske to present at the 2020 VDI Conference in Düsseldorf

Next week Josh Gelinske, Director of AI Systems at Appareo, will be presenting at the 4th International VDI Conference on Smart Farming 2020 in Düsseldorf, Germany. This conference is supported by national and international experts, bringing together over 100 thought leaders in agri-industry solutions. Josh’s presentation is titled Robust AI at the Edge – Grain … Read More

Humans of Appareo | Meet Dan

Meet Dan, Field Test Engineer at Appareo.   What do you do at Appareo? As a (field) test engineer. I am responsible for designing, performing, and reporting investigative and validation test procedures, which can occur either here in our facilities or in the field. I specifically work on our agricultural product lines, ensuring that our … Read More