April 2016 Issue

ADS-B Out: 978 UAT Or 1090ES?

Which ADS-B Out standard is right for you depends on where you plan to fly. An all-in-one box offers the best of both.

You have less than four years until the January 1, 2020, mandate to have a working ADS-B Out system installed if you want regular access to airspace where a Mode C transponder currently is required. Many aircraft owners already have upgraded; many more have yet to bite the bullet, perhaps because they’re still waiting for prices to come down and capabilities to go up.

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