FreeFlight Systems ADS-B Receiver receives FAA TSO approval


The FAA has granted FreeFlight Systems Technical Service Order (TSO) approval for the company’s RANGR FDL- 978-RX ADS-B receiver with optional built-in WAAS GPS.

The system provides an affordable and flexible way to add ADS-B In traffic and weather capabilities to aircraft with certified 1090ES or UAT ADS-B Out transmitters, according to company officials.

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FreeFlight Oshkosh drawing includes ADS-B transceiver

FreeFlight Systems has launched the “Wrangle A RANGR” promotion for U.S.-registered aircraft owners, offering a grand prize of RANGR FDL-978-XVR ADS-B Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) at no charge, a $3,000 installation credit, and an iPad Mini. The drawing also includes a second prize of a $399 iPad Mini or a third prize of a $249 Pebble Steele watch.

Aircraft owners can view promotion details and enter to participate in the drawing to be held on Aug. 1 at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., at Participants do not have to be present at the drawing to win. [Read more…]

Freeflight unveils RAD-40


FREEFLIGHT SYSTEMS RAD-40 RADARFreeFlight Systems has introduced a new radar altimeter display, the RAD-40.

The panel-mount digital display provides a pilot with a precise readout of the aircraft’s height above ground level on an LED readout. The new display includes a pilot-selectable Decision Height (DH) and five additional trip points (from 100-1,000 feet), all with discrete outputs designed to control an audible tone or interface to third party equipment.

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