When do you plan to equip with ADS-B Out?

According to a recent poll conducted by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, more than 58% of survey respondents indicated that they would install ADS-B equipment prior to the Jan. 1, 2020, deadline mandated by the FAA.

In addition. 3.7% planned to equip in the next six months, and another 8.7% plan to equip in the next year.

Less than 15% indicated they never planned to equip [Read more…]

Garmin slates open house

Garmin will hold its first Aviation Open House Thursday, June 11, from 4-7 p.m. CDT. Pilots are invited to visit Garmin headquarters in Olathe, Kansas, to learn more about Garmin, tour the company’s product reliability lab, manufacturing and repair facilities and flight simulator lab.

Informational seminars tailored to Garmin avionics and industry-related topics also will be held. [Read more…]

Stratus ESG debuts

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Stratus ESG, a 1090 Extended Squitter (ES) all-in-one ADS-B Out solution with certified WAAS GPS, was recently introduced by Appareo.

Priced at $3,490, which includes the transponder, GPS antenna and install kit, the Stratus ESG is a panel-mounted 1090ES transponder with a built-in WAAS GPS. It will provide pilots with a solution to comply with the 2020 ADS-B mandate and seamless integration with their Stratus ADS-B portable receivers and ForeFlight Mobile app, according to Appareo officials. [Read more…]