Note: Unit can only be sold for experimental aircraft.
The Stratus ESG was designed as a simplified all-in-one box solution for 2020 compliance, with non-glass panel aircraft in mind.
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I’ve written 11 STC’s for ADS-B transponders. The Stratus ESG is the one I have in MY aircraft.
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There is no direct ADS-B slide-in replacement for the Garmin GTX 327.
No. This unit will not fit into the mounting rack of any other avionics unit.
Yes. This transponder meets the TSO requirements for ADS-B out, however, the version listed on this page is intended for use in experimental aircraft only and cannot be sold for certified installations.
Based on the part number of the experimental version we sell, it cannot be later installed in a certified aircraft as there will be no paperwork for the sign off.
Yes, but you must purchase the certified version from the avionics install shop performing the install.
New installations will require: Encoder, transponder antenna, circuit breaker and coax cable.
This unit is only equipped with ADS-B out. For ADS-b in to the iPad you will need the Stratus 2S.
Yes, the rack, backplate and connector kit are included.
Yes, this unit qualifies for the FAA rebate program. Please see the FAA rebate website for more information on the program and qualifying aircraft.
The unit does not come with a transponder antenna, but does come come with the gps antenna. The wiring harness is the power, ground, and altitude encoder wires.