Appareo Offers Open Source on Fourth-Generation Stratus Receiver

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

The first 24 hours: one pilot’s experience with Stratus ESGi

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: Ready for Takeoff

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

Meet the New Stratus Portable Receivers

Stratus 2S

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

Understanding ADS-B Weather

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.