OSHKOSH — Aspen Avionics is expanding beyond the manufacturer sales channel to deliver its NexNav Micro-i GPS receiver/sensor through Aspen’s authorized dealer network.
The aftermarket sales channel will offer experimental aircraft owners a compliant GPS position source for ADS-B Out, company officials noted at this year’s AirVenture.
The Micro-i is part of the GPS product line acquired through the Aspen Avionics-Accord Technology transaction finalized in June 2015. The Micro-i GPS sensor is expected to be available through Aspen’s dealer network in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Priced at $800, Aspen’s NexNav Micro-i is compliant to 14 CFR 91.225 and 91.27 for ADS-B GPS performance and meets FAA AC 90-114 Change 1 for experimental aircraft in ADS-B-ruled air space.
- Meets position source performance requirements of 14 CFR §91.227(c) for ADS-B Out;
- TSO C199, Class B (pending);
- GPS L1 C/A code sensor with SBAS capability (10 GPS +2 SBAS channels);
- Compatible with WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS and GAGAN;
- Receiver autonomous integrity monitoring (RAIM);
- Fault detection and exclusion (FDE); and
- Lightning protection, EMI/EMC protection.
- Dimensions: 4.3 x 3.1 x 1.1 inches
- Weight: < 0.4 pounds
- Power Input: 8 to 36 VDC, < 1.0 watt
- RF Connector: MCX Female
- I/O Connector: D Type, 9 Pin
- I/O Data Format: RS-232, NMEA 0183