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.
Now that it’s 2018, the “2020 mandate” doesn’t seem so far away, does it?
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
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
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
Today, the FAA announced that aircraft owners will be able to register for the $500 ADS-B rebate incentive starting Monday, when the rebate website is scheduled to go live. In the FAA’s press release, they estimate that 160,000 aircraft need to be equipped by the 2020 deadline. The incentive program will issue 20,000 rebates on a … Read More
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
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
Stratus ESG (experimental) began shipping a few weeks ago, and we’re excited to hear that installations have been going smoothly. [UPDATE July 5, 2016: TSO-certified Stratus ESG is now shipping as well]. One of the first installations was in an experimental 1998 Lancair 360. “Installation was simple,” commented the owner Wes Parker, a 1,500-hour commercial, … Read More
FARGO, North Dakota (May 5, 2016) — Appareo is pleased to announce that the experimental version of Stratus ESG, an all-in-one, panel-mounted ADS-B Out transponder, is now shipping. Product is currently available through the company’s extensive network of avionics installers. Appareo expects shipments of the certified version of Stratus ESG to begin in the coming … Read More