Avionics Report

January 2017 Issue

More ForeFlight WX: SiriusXM’s SXAR-1

If free ADS-B weather isnít enough, you can now play SiriusXM satellite broadcast weather on the popular ForeFlight tablet app for 40 bucks per month.

In a market saturated with ADS-B gear, will the market tolerate another glareshield-mounted portable weather receiver and the monthly subscription that tags along? ForeFlight believes it willópartnering with SiriusXM with an interface for SXMís SXAR-1 receiver. Weíve been flying with the setup for a few months. Hereís an overview.

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