uAvionix TailBeacon: Another Low-Cost Option

First it was ADS-B on the wingtip, now uAvionix has a solution for the tail. Since it will live a hard life up there, long-term reliability is unknown.

And shops we talk with say ADS-B sales remain brisk, while scheduling remains a challenge. If you've waited until now, we wish you luck. It's as long as nine months to get on some schedules, and while some of the shops I talk with say they are installing primarily Garmin transponder-based solutions, I know a handful of A&P mechanics who have been busy installing the uAvionix skyBeacon wingtip ADS-B Out unit, which has LED position and strobe lighting.
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