The rebate program is available until all are claimed or by October 11, 2019. Only those who have not equipped their aircraft with ADS-B Out are eligible. Learn more about the five steps aircraft owners should follow to meet the mandate and receive their $500 rebate.
Last week, the FAA announced that it’s relaunching the $500 ADS-B Rebate Program effective immediately through October 11, 2019, or until the allocated funds are used. According to the FAA, they are making $4,900,000 available under the rebate program, which will fund 9,792 ADS-B Out installations.
There is a new update regarding the rebate program. The FAA has received several applicants complaints regarding the flight validation requirement under current winter conditions. Applicants have requested the FAA to grant a claim extension.
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
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