Buyer's Guide

Portable ADS-B receiver Buyer's Guide

The past year has seen tremendous growth in the portable ADS-B receiver market. For less than $1,000 you can now have subscription-free in-flight weather, GPS, traffic and a backup attitude/heading display, all on your iPad. There are a lot of options out there, so we assembled this buyer's guide to help you sort out the details.

How to use the Buyer's Guide

  1. Use the filters to narrow your selection.
  2. Click Add to Compare below any product for which you'd like to see more details.
  3. Click the Compare button on the left-hand side of the page to bring up an in-depth comparison. On a mobile device, expand "Compare Products" below and click the Compare button.

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  1. Stratus 3 ADS-B Receiver

    Stratus 3 ADS-B Receiver

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    More features, more app support, and more value. It's the latest generation of aviation's most trusted ADS-B receiver. Learn More
  2. ForeFlight Sentry ADS-B Receiver

    ForeFlight Sentry ADS-B Receiver

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    Sentry is a compact, affordable ADS-B receiver specifically made for ForeFlight. In addition to popular features like ADS-B weather and traffic, Sentry also includes a carbon monoxide detector to warn of dangerous conditions in the cockpit. Learn More
  3. ForeFlight Sentry Mini ADS-B Receiver

    ForeFlight Sentry Mini ADS-B Receiver

    Made for ForeFlight
    The easiest and most affordable way to fly with subscription-free weather, Sentry Mini weighs less than 2 ounces but still delivers all the essential features for cross country flying. Learn More
  4. Garmin GDL 50 ADS-B Receiver

    Garmin GDL 50 ADS-B Receiver

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    Regular Price: $799.00

    Special Price $699.00

    Subscription-free weather, dual band traffic, GPS, and AHRS for Garmin GPSs and the Garmin Pilot app. Learn More
  5. Garmin GDL 52 SiriusXM/ADS-B Receiver

    Garmin GDL 52 SiriusXM/ADS-B Receiver

    $200 Mail-in Rebate and 3 months Free Trial with Subscription!
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    You can have it all with the GDL 52 from Garmin: SiriusXM satellite weather and audio, subscription-free ADS-B weather, dual band ADS-B traffic, GPS position, even backup attitude information. Learn More
  6. Garmin GDL 51 SiriusXM Receiver

    Garmin GDL 51 SiriusXM Receiver

    $200 Mail-In Rebate with Subscription!
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    Nothing beats SiriusXM Satellite Weather for making smart in-flight decisions, and the new GDL 51 makes it easier than ever to view this high quality information on your tablet or portable GPS. Learn More

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