FreeFlight develops ADS-B Out retrofit for Garmin GTX 330 Mode S Transponders

WACO, Texas — FreeFlight Systems is now interfacing it Model 1201 WAAS/GPS sensor with the Garmin GTX 330 Mode S transponder to provide an additional 1090 MHz Extended Squitter (1090ES) ADS-B Out upgrade solution for GTX 330 owners.

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How does a Cub driver prepare for NextGen?

Anybody reading our Fly the Distance with NextGen series knows that we took the series to the streets and performed a one-hour event at this year’s SUN ’n FUN.

To be perfectly honest, we really did not know just how much interest there was in the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), nor did we have any preconceptions as to what to expect at the show.

I would have to say we were pleasantly surprised at the turnout.

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Dual Electronics delivers weather and traffic to GRT Avionics EFIS systems

HEATHROW, Fla. – Dual Electronics’ XGPS170 GPS + ADS-B Receiver now integrates with panel-mounted EFIS systems from GRT Avionics, providing ADS-B weather (FIS-B) and traffic (TIS-B) data to Horizon HX, Horizon HXr and Sport SX systems, via USB.

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ADS-B already benefiting pilots

Over the past year, this series has covered just about all there is to know about the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).

We have received a fair amount of mail, with many in the general aviation community seeking information on ADS-B hardware. The question that comes up most often is the current state of ADS-B installations throughout the U.S.

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FreeFlight Systems debuts ADS-B traffic and weather receiver

FreeFlight Systems has introduced the RANGR-RX dual-band ADS-B receiver for simultaneous reception of 1090 and 978 MHz ADS-B traffic data and 978 MHz ADS-B In Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather data.

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Are you ready to take a SWIM?

Over time I am sure that every pilot has appreciated the vast improvements in our communication abilities within the general aviation sector. Almost all of it is due to technological advancements [Read more...]

SkyVision Xtreme launches second generation portable ADS-B system

SkyVision Xtreme has released its Generation 2 (G2) Portable, a fully transportable ADS-B transceiver system for use with iOS, Android, and Windows devices with Wi-Fi capability.

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FreeFlight Systems upgradable XPLORER ADS-B receiver now available

WACO, Texas — Now available from FreeFlight Systems is its XPLORER receiver, a datalink weather receiver with upgradability to full ADS-­B In weather and traffic data capabilities when installed with a certified ADS-­B Out transmitter.

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NavWorx ADS-B now on a variety of aircraft

ROWLETT, Texas – NavWorx reports the successful installations of its Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) delivering the benefits of NextGen air transportation technology to general aviation aircraft. The company’s flagship product, the ADS600-B, is a single device that transmits and receives flight data and information services into the cockpit. The ADS600-B is designed to meet the FAA’s 2020 mandatory compliance requirements for ADS-B equipage.

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Dynon ships ADS-B in receiver

Dynon Avionics is now shipping the SV-ADSB-470 UAT Band Traffic and Weather Receiver for the SkyView system. This remotely mounted receiver module integrates with the SkyView system to provide access to weather and traffic information along with the detailed navigational information SkyView already provides, company officials said.

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