FreeFlight Systems has introduced the FRX-250 system, integrating an ADS-B In FIS-B weather data receiver and a certified GPS/GNSS ADS-B position source.
The FRX-250 combines the FreeFlight Systems certified RANGR ADS-B In receiver and its 1203C WAAS/GPS sensors currently installed in business and commercial transport aircraft worldwide. In U.S. airspace, the ADS-B In receiver enables FIS-B subscription-free NEXRAD and textual weather data for use on existing aircraft displays or wirelessly via FreeFlight’s FWF-125 Serial to Wifi for Personal Electronic Device display.
As a position source approved for all ICAO jurisdictions, the integrated 15-channel GPS/GNSS sensor is the foundation for a range of advanced capabilities for CPDLC, TAWS/FMS and RNP 0.3 operations. It also is part of a fully rule-compliant ADS-B Out system when paired with a compatible ARINC 743A certified transponder, according to company officials.
Less than 5 x 9 x 2 inches in size and weighing under 2 lbs, the unit is housed in a sealed package, allowing it to be located either in the aircraft equipment bay or close to antenna locations to minimize cabling costs, company officials add.