Mode S Transponder w/ Extended Squitter Solutions

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If you’re flying in Class A airspace (above 18,000 feet), or outside of the United States, then your aircraft needs to be equipped with a Mode S Transponder with Extended Squitter and ADS-B Out by January 1, 2020 (FAA Mandate).

Below is a list of available Mode S Transponders with Extended Squitter, a brief description and the manufacturer’s suggested retail pricing.  Please note that the pricing does not include installation and may or may not include components such as antennas, wiring, etc.

Stratus ESG Stratus ESG was designed with non-glass panel aircraft in mind. Our simplified solution includes a 1090 ES transponder and certified WAAS GPS in the same box. It’s truly an all-in-one box solution for 2020* compliance.
  • TSO’d 1090 ES Transponder
  • Built-in WAAS GPS
  • GPS antenna included
  • MSRP: $2,995
AXP340
  • The AXP340 transponder is a panel-mounted Class 1 Mode S Level 2 Datalink Transponder, with support for 1090MHz Extended Squitter (ES), that meets all the current requirements for Mode S elementary surveillance transponders for both IFR and VFR flight. As a slide-in replacement for existing KT76A/KT78A transponders, the AXP340 is designed to easily upgrade existing Mode A/C equipment to Mode S, while adding additional functionality like a Direct-entry Numeric Keypad, Pressure Altitude & GPS Lat/Lon readout, Flight ID entry, one-touch VFR code entry, an easy-to-use Stop Watch Timer, Flight Timer, and Altitude Alerter.
  • MSRP:$2,600
AXP322
  • The AXP322 transponder is a remote-mounted Class 1 Mode S Level 2 Datalink Transponder, with support for 1090MHz Extended Squitter (ES), that meets all the current requirements for Mode S elementary surveillance transponders for both IFR and VFR flight. It is designed to be controlled using an Avidyne IFD540 or IFD440 GPS/NAV/COM.
  • MSRP: $2,600
KT 74
  • The KT 74 supports the ADS-B OUT * 1090-ES improvements needed to optimize efficiency and situational awareness, within the Air Traffic System. The KT 74 is also a plug and play slide-in replacement for the popular BendixKing KT 76A/C and KT 78 Transponders. Along with additional trade-up values from Bendix King, the KT 74 is an economical upgrade path for ADS-B OUT.
  • MSRP: $3,499
RANGR FDL-1090-TX
High-performance 1090ES ADS-B Out solution for aircraft operating at FL180 and above plus expandability and long-term value.
  • New, compact 1090ES transponder
  • Pairs with a WAAS/GPS for rule-compliantADS-B Out equipage
  • Modular, expandable design to add ADS-B In datalink services
  • The foundation of a comprehensive ADS-B solution
  • Long-term value and protection of your avionics investment
  • MSRP: $3,995
GTX 23 ES
Designed exclusively for installation with our G3X™ electronic flight display system in light sport and experimental/kitbuilt aircraft, the GTX 23 is an affordable, full-featured remote digital transponder for Mode S traffic surveillance.
  • Get Next Generation ADS-B Technology
  • Monitor Traffic with TIS
  • Enjoy Seamless Integration
  • MSRP: $2,450
GTX 33
  • IFR-certified 250 W transponder for GTN series avionics
  • Optional 1090 MHz ES broadcast technology
  • Integrates with a wide range of displays
  • Displays Traffic Information System (TIS-A) alerts
  • Remote ident and auto standby capability
  • MSRP: $4,195
GTX 330 ES
A panel-mounted Mode S digital transponder series with traffic datalink capability and dedicated pushbutton keys for squawk code selection, the GTX 330 family brings ATC aircraft surveillance to new levels of precision, reliability and performance.
  • IFR-certified 250 W transponder
  • Optional 1090 MHz ES broadcast technology
  • Easy-to-read LCD display
  • Traffic Information System (TIS-A) alerts on compatible displays
  • Pressure altitude, dedicated VFR squawk button and more
  • MSRP: $3,495
GTX 345
All-in-one Transponder Solution for ADS-B “Out” and “In”
  • 1090 MHz ADS-B “Out” enables aircraft to operate at any altitude, in airspace around the globe
  • Combines Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder and optional WAAS/GPS position source in a single unit
  • Provides access to dual-link ADS-B “In” traffic and subscription-free weather on compatible displays
  • Wirelessly stream weather, traffic, GPS position and backup attitude via Connext® link to Garmin Pilot™ and ForeFlight Mobile apps as well as the aera® 795/796 portables
  • Easy replacement for your existing transponder, with common 1.65-inch tall form factor
  • MSRP: $4,995
GTX 345R
Remote-mount Transponder Solution for ADS-B “Out” and “In”
  • 1090 MHz ADS-B “Out” enables aircraft to operate at any altitude, in airspace around the globe
  • Combines Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder and optional WAAS/GPS position source in a single unit
  • Provides access to dual-link ADS-B “In” traffic and subscription-free weather on compatible displays
  • Wirelessly stream weather, traffic, GPS position and backup attitude via Connext® link to Garmin Pilot™ and ForeFlight Mobile apps as well as the aera® 795/796 Garmin portables
  • Compatible with a variety of Garmin cockpit displays — including G1000® and GTN™ 750/650 series — which offer transponder code entry and control
  • MSRP: $4,995
GTX 335
For aircraft operators looking to satisfy the ADS-B “Out” equipage rules as quickly and cost-effectively as possible, the Garmin GTX 335 ES transponder offers the ideal one-box, one-swap solution. It’s optionally available with a built-in WAAS GPS position source – so everything needed to meet compliance standards for a certified ADS-B “Out” solution can be provided with this simple all-in-one package installation.
  • Satisfies NextGen equipage requirements for ADS-B “Out”
  • 1090 MHz output enables aircraft to operate at any altitude, in airspace around the globe
  • Combines Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder and optional WAAS/GPS position source in a single unit
  • Useful display features include flight time, count-up and count-down timers, plus current pressure altitude readout
  • Easy replacement for your existing transponder, with common 1.65-inch tall form factor
  • MSRP: $2,995
GTX 335R
Remote-mount 1090 MHz ADS-B “Out” Transponder Solution
  • Satisfies NextGen equipage requirements for ADS-B “Out”
  • 1090 MHz output enables aircraft to operate at any altitude, in airspace around the globe
  • Combines Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder and optional WAAS/GPS position source in a single unit
  • Compatible with a variety of Garmin cockpit displays – including G1000® and GTN™ 750/650 series – which offer transponder code entry and control
  • Remote-mount configuration saves vital space for avionics in your panel
  • MSRP: $2,995
Lynx NGT-9000
A transponder with a color touchscreen is a great idea. But a single-unit Mode S Extended Squitter transponder with traffic, WAAS/GPS, datalink weather, and a color touchscreen display is a brilliant idea.The Lynx NGT-9000 is a simple, certified, one-box replacement for your old transponder that delivers ADS-B compliance and a whole lot more, all for less than you might expect. You’ll get more capability for less than you’ll pay mixing and matching multiple systems.
  • MSRP: $6,170
Lynx NGT-9000
  • MSRP: $7,925
TT22
Trig makes the world’s smallest and lightest Mode S certified GA transponders. The TT22 Trig compact transponder can fit into to the tightest panel space. This allows other instrumentation or avionics to be accommodated, providing a genuine benefit in any installation.
  • Compact size – takes minimal panel space, fits in a standard 57mm instrument hole
  • Integrated altitude encoder
  • Certified for IFR / VFR flight
  • Certified class 1 transponder 250 watts nominal output
  • Manual dimming feature (adjustable backlight)
  • Low weight – 440g (0.8 lbs)
  • Low power consumption
  • 1090ES ADS-B Out capable
  • EASA ETSO and FAA TSO Certification – includes TSO C166b the latest ADS-B standard
  • Free European Minor Change approvals
  • Free FAA ADS-B STC for 576 aircraft types
  • Unbeatable value and quality – designed and manufactured in the U.K.
  • Two year worldwide warranty
  • MSRP: $2,475
TT31
Trig’s TT31 transponder is the ideal retro-fit for the popular KT76A, KT76C and KT78A transponders. The TT31 is a Class 1 transponder which will ‘plug and play’ straight into an existing KT76A, KT76C and KT78A tray. This significantly reduces both installation time and cost. It provides pilots with class leading Mode S technology that is also 1090ES ADS-B Out capable too.
  • Improved retrofit performance – ‘plug and play’ Mode S installation for KT76A, KT76C and KT78A
  • Certified Mode S and 1090ES ADS-B Out capable
  • Certified for IFR / VFR flight
  • Amongst the lowest power consumption in class
  • 240 watts nominal output
  • TIS traffic capabilities – portable and/or panel mounted avionics
  • Backlit LED display
  • No cavity tube – no warm up time required (no need for dropper resistors)
  • EASA ETSO and FAA TSO Certification – TSO C166b the latest ADS-B standard
  • Free European Minor Change approvals
  • Free FAA ADS-B STC for 650 aircraft types
  • Software provides the widest compatibility with third party avionics
  • Unbeatable value and quality – designed and manufactured in the U.K.
  • Two year worldwide warranty
  • MSRP: $2,425

Got Mode S Transponder, Extended Squitter, ADS-B Out, 2020 Mandate… Questions?

Make sure you fully understand exactly what you’re required to have in your aircraft because the 2020 mandate will be here before you know it.  And the closer it gets, the harder it will be to find the equipment needed and the shop time available to perform the installations.  Prolonging the upgrades could result in significantly higher costs for both the equipment and installation.

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