Portable ADS-B and SiriusXM receiver buyer’s guide

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Today’s portable weather accessories for iPad have evolved from basic ADS-B receivers to sophisticated, multi-sensor devices capable of providing in-flight information that rivals many panel-mount avionics systems. For the price of a few flight lessons, you can have in-flight weather (ADS-B or SiriusXM), GPS, traffic, flight data recorder 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, with updated information covering ForeFlight’s new Sentry Plus. Click on the image for a larger version.

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5 replies
  1. Chris Iddins
    Chris Iddins says:

    Price for the Sentry Mini Shows $349 via your link to Sporty’s yet your quoted price shows $299. Is there a rebate or just a incorrect price?

  2. Paul Darbo
    Paul Darbo says:

    What about a Merlin? It’s a Stratus 3 clone without a battery at less than half the price.

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