Stratus 3 works with many electronic flight bag apps using GDL 90 protocol FARGO, North Dakota (July 19, 2018) — Appareo released a new addition to its Stratus family of pilot-friendly affordable avionics this week. Stratus 3 is the latest model in the line of industry-leading ADS-B receivers first introduced in 2012. The company will … Read More
Now that it’s 2018, the “2020 mandate” doesn’t seem so far away, does it?
Harris operates the largest air traffic control surveillance network in the world for the FAA. Harris’s network of 650+ radio stations communicate directly with commercial and general aviation aircraft in the US. This data is combined and processed with data from over 425 FAA radar systems and is used by FAA Air Traffic Controllers to … 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
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
FARGO, North Dakota (April 4, 2016) — As Appareo prepares for the final FAA flight test for Stratus ESG (an ADS-B Out transponder with built-in WAAS GPS), the company is pleased to announce a price reduction. Appareo, which designs, develops, manufactures and supports all Stratus products in the USA, has lowered the MSRP of Stratus … Read More
Now is the perfect time to upgrade your Stratus portable receiver to the latest model, Stratus 2S. Appareo is offering a Stratus rebate program — buy Stratus 2S, send in your Stratus 1 or 2, and get $200 back! HURRY, OFFER ENDS NOVEMBER 23! 1. Buy Stratus 2S. 2. During checkout, enter FALL FLYING in … Read More
Together with our partners ForeFlight and Sporty’s, we’re excited to be adding two new models to the Stratus family with the addition of Stratus 1S and Stratus 2S portable ADS-B receivers. Both models bring new features and enhanced performance across the board, including better ADS-B reception, enhanced thermal capabilities and a next generation power connector. … Read More
NEXRAD Radar, METARs, PIREPs… what weather information can pilots get from ADS-B ground stations? The writers at iPad Pilot News did a great job of breaking down the free in-flight weather info that pilots can enjoy by using an ADS-B receiver, like Stratus. Visit iPad Pilot News to learn more about ADS-B weather.