Thursday, May 12, 2016

GULF COAST Avionics and pacific CoastAvionics are appointed Authorized dealers for the
appareo Stratus family of ADS-B products


Stratus offers easy and affordable portable and panel-mounted solutions
for the FAA’s 2020 ADS-B mandate.


Lakeland, FL (May 12, 2016) — Rick Garcia, President and CEO, Gulf Coast Avionics and Pacific CoastAvionics announced today that the companies have been approved as authorizeddealers for the Appareo family of Stratus portable and panel-mounted ADS-Bproducts.

“Ever since we opened our doors, pilots and aircraft ownershave trusted Gulf Coast Avionics, Pacific Coast Avionics and all of the otherGCA-family of companies to offer the best products available to make flyingsafer, easier and more fun,” Garcia said. “That’s why we are so excited to beable to offer the new Stratus 2S portable and Stratus ESG, a panel-mounted1090ES/ADS-B transponder.”

“While all of the Stratus products are exceptional, Ibelieve that the Stratus 2S will be the most popular,” he said. “If you have aniPad in your cockpit, the Stratus 2S is the ultimate add-on, delivering a listof benefits including subscription-free weather, dual-band ADS-B traffic, WAASGPS position, back-up attitude heading reference system (AHRS), a built inflight data recorder, and long battery life.”

Garcia also said that along with the portable Stratus 2S,his companies would also be one of the first retailers to offer the newpanel-mounted, Stratus ESG, which is a 1090 extended squitter (ES) ADS-B Out transponderwith built-in WAAS GPS.

Pilots who connect their Stratus 2S receiver to the StratusESG transponder will get the ultimate in ADS-B experience on their iPad withthe ability to view traffic, weather, airspace and other information on a largeformat display.

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