Appareo voted 2017 AEA Associate Member of the Year

Last week during the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) National Convention, Appareo was presented with the AEA Associate Member of the Year award. The award honors a manufacturer, distributor, or service provider within the association, as voted by members of AEA. We were so surprised and honored to receive this award. We attribute much of our success … Read More

Certified USB Charging Port Added to Stratus Product Line

Stratus Power™ is TSO-certified and now shipping NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (March 13, 2017) — Stratus Power, a new TSO-certified dual USB Standard-A charging port, was introduced today at the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Convention. At the list price of $349, Stratus Power is the industry’s most affordable certified USB-A charging port. Like all Stratus products … 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 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

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