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.

Appareo Expands AML-STC for Stratus ADS-B Transponders

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

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

Stratus ESG Offers Portable Connect™ Antenna Feedthrough for ADS-B Receivers

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

Appareo Is Granted a US Patent for Antenna Feedthrough for an ADS-B Transponder

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

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