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
Stratus is known for pilot-friendly, affordable technology that installs simply and performs reliably – so you can enjoy more hours in the air with fewer hassles. Through Stratus 2S, Stratus ESG, and Stratus Power we’ve given our customers simple-to-use products delivered by the durable, high-quality engineering that you expect with the Stratus name.
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
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
Not to worry — we have good news. Even while we’re building our STC AML, you’ll have no trouble getting Stratus ES or Stratus ESG installed in your Part 23 aircraft, based on our lead STC. The FAA created a policy to make it simple to use the lead STC to install ADS-B Out equipment … 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
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
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