Garmin GNS 480 Navigator Approved GPS Source for Stratus ES

The Garmin GNS 480 navigator has been approved and added as a WAAS GPS source for our Stratus ES transponder. Stratus ES is a certified 1090 Extended Squitter (ES) transponder designed to replace aging transponders while also equipping an aircraft with ADS-B Out. Stratus ES will make an aircraft rule-compliant when paired with popular models of Garmin and Avidyne navigators.

New Stratus Transponder Integrates with Garmin and Avidyne Navigators for 2020 Compliance

Meet the newest addition to the Stratus family of cost-effective, easily-installed certified avionics for general aviation: Stratus ES ADS-B Out transponder ($2,495 Introductory MSRP). Stratus ES was designed without GPS in order to provide affordable ADS-B Out to aircraft that are already equipped with WAAS GPS. Stratus ES will make an aircraft rule-compliant when paired … Read More

New Stratus Transponder Integrates with Garmin and Avidyne Navigators for 2020 Compliance

Stratus ES provides a cost-effective ADS-B Out solution for aircraft already equipped with WAAS GPS   FARGO, North Dakota (July 24, 2017) — Appareo today announced another addition to its Stratus family of cost-effective, easily-installed certified avionics for general aviation. Just like Stratus ESG, the company’s flagship transponder, the new Stratus ES is a certified … Read More

The first 24 hours: one pilot’s experience with Stratus ESGi

Jeff Jacobs has been flying with a Stratus receiver in his Cessna 172 since 2012. Last week he became 2020-compliant after installing Stratus ESGi, which is the Stratus ESG certified transponder paired with a non-certified receiver. The system provides both ADS-B OUT to comply with the 2020 mandate, and ADS-B IN to display weather, traffic and AHRS … Read More

Stratus Transponder Now Certified

New Kit Available that Includes ADS-B In FARGO, North Dakota (JULY 5, 2016) — Appareo announced today that its Stratus ESG transponder has received Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Stratus ESG is a panel-mounted 1090 ES transponder that helps aircraft owners meet the 2020 mandate by providing ADS-B Out … Read More

3 Discoveries that an AOPA Pilot Editor Made While Installing Stratus ESG

Like many aircraft owners, Dave Hirschman, AOPA Pilot Editor at Large, was looking for an affordable ADS-B Out solution to keep his airplane flying legally after December 31, 2019. His criteria also included simple installation — for the least downtime and lowest total cost. Stratus ESG is the product he chose to replace the old … Read More