The next era of global ADS-B. Compatible with space and ground-based ADS-B surveillance systems, tailBeaconX is a Mode S Extended Squitter ADS-B transponder and WAAS GPS integrated into an LED rear position light. With global compliance, tailBeaconX is the key to limitless destinations.
Think Outside the AirframetailBeaconX is the world’s first transponder designed as a rear position light replacement. The 1090MHz Mode S ADS-B OUT transponder satisfies the requirements for all existing and inevitable ADS-B regulations worldwide, especially those leveraging space-based ADS-B. Fly knowing no matter your destination, tailBeaconX will keep your aircraft connected.
World-Wide CoveragetailBeaconX embraces the future, providing precision ADS-B data to the Aireon satellite network without the need for diversity antennas. When it comes to terra firma, tailBeaconX also exceeds the performance of traditional panel installed transponders that use belly mount antennas.
Less Ground Time - Easiest InstalltailBeaconX mounts in place of your existing rear position light. The GPS, space-based, and ground-based antennas are integrated in to the lens housing. No new holes or pentetration of pressure vessels are required making tailBeaconX the lowest-hassle easiest install period.
More Than A MandateThe AV-20-E and AV-30-E have been upgraded to include transponder control functionality! The tailBeaconX combined with the AV-30-E or AV-20-E multiplies your cockpit functionality while future-proofing your ADS-B system to meet current and inevitable mandates worldwide.
Control head required. tailBeaconX-can be controlled by either an EFIS or the uAvionix AV-30-C
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No. This is an ADS-B OUT only unit and will not display anything on your tablet.
Yes, the tailBeaconX can be controlled by the AV-30-C.
For the certified version, no, it must be controlled with the AV-30-C. The experimental version of the tailbeaconX allows this.
No, it does not have that feature.
A control head is needed for the tailBeaconX. You can use the AV-30C or the a certified EFIS that is compatible with this unit.
No, there is no wiring included with this kit.
We always recommend consulting with your A&P installer for the correct paperwork to be filled out.
As of right now, the TailbeaconX is only certified to be used with the AV-30-C.
Per the manufacturer the experimental version is compatible with several EFIS displays including the Dynon Skyview. The certified version can only be controlled with the AV-30-C.
This unit does have a direct connection to both the aircraft power and the AV-30-C. If you turn off your NAV lights, that will in effect turn off the ADS-B. The lights need to remain on during flight for ADS-B Out Compliance.