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Is Navworx still in business?

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How much does it cost to add ADS-B out in an aircraft?

The cost to install the ADS-B Out 1090 transponder with extended squitter is priced from $2,000 to $2,400, assuming the aircraft has a Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) GPS source.

Do I need an ADS-B receiver?

It depends. Most pilots will not require an external ADS-B antenna with Stratus portable receivers and can thus operate completely wire-free. Stratus portable receivers include a specially tuned, high-performance internal antenna that will get good reception in many aircraft.

Is ADS-B required for ultralight aircraft?

ADS-B In is not required. Jim Kenney and Paul VonHoene are aviation safety inspectors in the FAA’s Flight Standards Flight Operations Branch.

Who can install ADS-B?

A simple ADS-B out installation in a non-pressurized airplane will be a minor alteration, and it can be signed off by an A&P mechanic holding an Inspection Authorization or a Part 145 repair station.

Is Mode S the same as ADS-B?

Mode-S employs airborne transponders to provide altitude and identification data, with Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) adding global navigation data typically obtained from a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver.

Can you fly over Class C airspace without ADS-B?

It basically says that unless otherwise authorized by ATC, no person may operate an aircraft in Class A, Class B, Class C, and certain Class E airspace, or within 30 nautical miles of specifically designated airports (see Appendix D to Part 91), unless the aircraft is equipped with certain ADS-B Out equipment.

Can I install ADS-B myself?

An ADS-B Out transmitter alone is not sufficient to meet the requirements of 14 CFR 91.225 and 91.227. Aircraft must be equipped with a Version 2 ADS-B Out transmitter and a compatible GPS position source.

Can an A&P install ADS-B?

For aircraft not included on an AML STC, a March 2, 2016, FAA memo titled “Installation Approval for ADS-B Out Systems” explains that an A&P/IA can install a previously approved system as long as no airframe modifications are required.