Minnesota Flyer - Serving Midwest Aviation Since 1960

By Heather McNevin
FAASTeam Safety Representative 

Information Is Best Shared In Both Directions


December 1, 2021

With the new ADS-B mandate taking effect last year, many people have recently upgraded their aircraft to include ADS-B Out. This meets the requirement but may not be the absolute best outcome when trying to increase your safety. As with many things, aiming for the minimum often leaves valuable resources on the table.

This summer I did a few cross-country flights around Minnesota. There was a lot of smoke and haze, and the visibility was terrible. It’s still easily VFR but not great visibility and adds a layer of complexity to spotting traffic. I have owned a Stratus ADS-B receiver for ye...

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