ForeFlight Connect


Appareo's Stratus system offers affordable ADS-B In and Out solutions that deliver invaluable weather, traffic, GPS data, and backup attitude information to your iPad and iPhone.


ForeFlight Connect includes the newly certified Stratus ESG and ESGi, Appareo’s all-in-one ADS-B Out transponder solutions. Stratus portable receivers can connect to Stratus ESG and take advantage of its auxiliary power for continual charging, as well as the transponder’s externally mounted WAAS GPS and ADS-B receivers for maximum reception.
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Stratus Portable Receivers

The Stratus 1S and 2S portable, wireless ADS-B receivers deliver solid performance in a pilot-friendly design. Transform your iPad into the ultimate flight tool with subscription-free weather, GPS information, ADS-B traffic, and backup attitude. Single-button operation means you can just connect and go and an 8-hour battery life keeps you flying all day. Stratus is designed to work hand-in-glove with ForeFlight and is a joy to fly with. Made in USA.

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Stratus 1S

Affordable weather, traffic, GPS data:

  • Subscription-free ADS-B weather
  • Built-in WAAS GPS
  • Single-band ADS-B Traffic (978 MHz)
  • Stratus Replay
  • All-day battery life, over 8 hours
  • Improved USB Type C Connector
  • $549.00

Stratus 2S

Everything the Stratus 1S has, plus:

  • Dual-band ADS-B Traffic (978 MHz / 1090ES)
  • Backup Attitude (AHRS)
  • Built-in Pressure Altitude sensor
  • Flight Data Recorder
  • $899.00

Subscription-Free Weather

Stratus enables inflight subscription-free ADS-B weather. METARs, TAFs, animated regional NEXRAD, CONUS NEXRAD, NOTAMs, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, TFRs, winds and temperatures aloft, and PIREPS are all delivered over the air.


Stratus ReplayStratus Replay provides automatic 30 minute storage of FIS-B data. Sleep the iPad and then receive a burst of updates when the iPad wakes. If there is more than one iPad connected, each iPad will be synced to have the same data replayed. ForeFlight will also animate ADS-B radar, looping up to 30 minutes of NEXRAD while in flight.

Amazingly reliable and easy.

GPS Position

The fast-locking, WAAS GPS aboard Stratus enables features like geo-referenced plates, moving map, and own-ship position on taxi diagrams. With WAAS, you will frequently see 1 meter accuracy or better.


When connected to Stratus 2S, ForeFlight Mobile can display dual band (978 MHz and 1090 MHz) air-to-air, ADS-R, and TIS-B traffic. ForeFlight’s traffic system supports mixed-mode display of both directional and nondirectional targets.

Stratus is a top value.
— Paul Bertorelli Editor, Aviation Consumer

Backup Attitude

Stratus 2S includes a complete Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) for backup attitude information in the cockpit. It aligns itself automatically, so you can just turn it on and fly. For Synthetic Vision subscribers, attitude information is displayed on top of terrain. Works in portrait or landscape, split screen and full screen.
(not to be used for primary reference)

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The responsiveness and accuracy of the Stratus AHRS was nothing short of incredible.

Complete Network Coverage

Stratus connects to the nationwide ADS-B ground station network. This network is part of the FAA’s transformation of the National Airspace System and implementation of NextGen programs. ADS-B towers broadcast Flight Information Service–Broadcast (weather and NOTAMs) and Traffic Information Service–Broadcast, services that greatly enhance pilot safety.
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