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.
FARGO, North Dakota (November 1, 2018) — Appareo has received FAA approval of an expanded Approved Model List (AML) for the company’s Stratus ADS-B Out transponders. The AML-STC for Stratus ES/ESG now includes 219 aircraft, including popular Cessna, Piper, and Mooney models, as well as Cirrus SR20 and SR22, Beechcraft 33, 35, 36, and Diamond … Read More
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
Appareo has received a U.S. Patent (US 9564936) for its “Radio Frequency Feedthrough to a Portable Device” technology, which was initially designed for use in the company’s 1090 ES transponder, Stratus ESG. The patented technology, named Portable Connect™, is a system wherein a signal received on the externally-mounted transponder antenna is passed through the transponder … Read More
Stratus ESG Shares ADS-B Antenna Signal with Portable Receiver Fargo, North Dakota (April 25, 2017) — Appareo has received a U.S. Patent (US 9564936) for its “Radio Frequency Feedthrough to a Portable Device” technology, which was initially designed for use in the company’s 1090 ES transponder, Stratus ESG. The patented technology, named Portable Connect™, is … 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
The FAA is offering a $500 incentive to help aircraft owners equip with the avionics that comply with the ADS-B Out mandate. Qualifying aircraft include fixed-wing single-engine piston driven aircraft that are U.S. registered and not yet equipped with Version 2 ADS-B Out. The website through which people can reserve their rebate is expected to go … 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