Vision 1000 Certified by Enstrom

This week Enstrom Helicopter Corporation announced the certification of the Appareo Vision 1000 for their Enstrom 480B turbine helicopter. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification was followed by certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC). It is a self-contained design that is a perfect fit for the … Read More

Our 15-year Anniversary Celebration

This year is an important milestone for Appareo as we celebrate our 15th anniversary. At the August company meeting, our founder Barry Batchellor shared his TEDx presentation about the Future of the Red River Valley. Barry also highlighted stories from our founding and explained how Appareo is wired for success. Just as Appareo was founded in Barry’s … Read More

EAA AirVenture 2018

With two new products to introduce, AirVenture 2018 was one for the books! Stats from the show: 601,000 people attended 10,000 aircraft 3,000 showplanes 1,500 workshops and presentations 2,700 visitors registered from 87 nations 12 million people were reached by EAA’s social media channels during AirVenture New Products Stratus 3 is the simple-to-use, portable wireless … Read More

Appareo Launches Stratus App with AHRS and ATC Radio Playback

FARGO, North Dakota (July 20, 2018) — Appareo today announced a software addition to the Stratus family of pilot-friendly affordable avionics. Stratus Horizon Pro is a free iOS application that displays a backup Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS), delivers firmware updates to Stratus receivers, offers Radio Playback, and will soon include Radio Transcription. The company … Read More

Appareo Offers Open Source on Fourth-Generation Stratus Receiver

Stratus 3 works with many electronic flight bag apps using GDL 90 protocol FARGO, North Dakota (July 19, 2018) — Appareo released a new addition to its Stratus family of pilot-friendly affordable avionics this week. Stratus 3 is the latest model in the line of industry-leading ADS-B receivers first introduced in 2012. The company will … Read More

Appareo Intern Spotlight: Samuel Hinricher

Our intern in the spotlight this month is Samuel Hinricher. Sam is an electrical engineering intern at Appareo and is currently attending South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. He began his internship in May 2017 and has returned to Appareo for his second summer internship. What I enjoy the most about Appareo is the challenge that each … Read More

Pilots of Appareo: Nicholas Butts, Research Staff Engineer

Appareo: 10x the national average One of the secrets behind how we create great aviation products for pilots is this: many of us are pilots ourselves! While only 0.5% of the U.S. population has a pilot’s license, more than 5% of Appareo employees do. That’s 10 times the national average! Collectively, our pilots log hundreds … Read More

Appareo Expands AML-STC for Stratus ADS-B Transponders

FARGO, North Dakota (June 26, 2018) — Appareo has received FAA approval of an expanded Approved Model List (AML) for the company’s Stratus ADS-B “out” transponders. In addition to the previous STCs for popular Cessna, Piper and Mooney models, the AML-STC now includes Cirrus, Diamond, and AeroSedan. The company will exhibit its full line of … Read More

Pilots of Appareo: John Evans, Ag Support Specialist

Meet John Evans, Ag Support Specialist We have pilots in every aspect of our business. Let us introduce you to one now! John Evans has been with us since 2015, supporting Intelligent Ag Solutions, our joint venture with AGCO Corporation. Intelligent Ag develops technologies to help farmers make the most of their equipment. Smarter farming doesn’t … Read More