IHST Recommends Flight Data Monitoring for Enhancing Safety in the Helicopter Industry

Adding further credibility to the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST’s) recommendation for flight data monitoring (FDM) programs as one of the key safety recommendations to enhance safety in the helicopter industry, the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) has included FDM in its recommendation list for enhancing safety in the helicopter industry. In the IHST’s third-annual … Read More

Updates from the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Convention

The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Convention is always a great opportunity to connect with our dealers and provide training, updates, and announcements. For those of you who didn’t attend the show in Las Vegas, here are a few highlights: Kris Garberg joins the AEA Board of Directors In his role as president of Appareo Aviation, Kris Garberg oversees … Read More

USHST Determines Use of Flight Data Monitoring Equipment Will Save Lives

The U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) has determined that further development and wider usage of flight data monitoring (FDM) equipment across the helicopter industry will save lives. When referring to the installment and usage of FDM equipment, the USHST states: Helicopter flight data monitoring devices, including audio/video recording devices, offer the ability to collect data on … Read More

Appareo to Expand Stratus ADS-B Transponder AML-STC to Include Part 27 Helicopters

FARGO, North Dakota (February 27, 2018) — Appareo today announced plans to expand the AML-STC for the company’s Stratus ADS-B “out” transponders to include Part 27 helicopters. The company will exhibit its ADS-B products this week at the annual HAI HELI-EXPO convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Appareo has built a reputation for providing cost-effective, easily-installed … Read More

Batchellers Featured in Fargo INC!

Appareo was founded in 2003 by Barry Batcheller, and in 2017 the role of CEO was transferred to his son, David. Recently, both Barry and Dave sat down with the editors of Fargo INC! to discuss Appareo — past, present, and future — as well as their unique father/son dynamic in running a business. I … Read More

New Recon SpreadSense provides blockage monitoring for floaters

In partnership with Intelligent Ag, we developed technology behind the new Recon SpreadSense, a blockage monitoring system for floaters. Applying the patented acoustic technology we developed for air seeders, each deflector on a floater gets an acoustic sensor applied to the back of it. These sensors listen to sound pulses to detect material flow and blockages, … Read More

Ringing in the new year with a celebration

In 2018, we’re celebrating 15 years at Appareo. We kicked off the new year with a celebration at our headquarters in Fargo, North Dakota. Each year we fly our remote employees in to join us at the holiday party, and to experience a Fargo winter which is almost just as exhilarating. At this year’s annual … Read More