What is the cost to get ADS-B compliant in my airplane? This question is asked multiple times per day and our team has the same answer: What do you want? (Installation ranges from $4500 to $8500 plus tax…)
The customer usually has no idea. This is our opportunity as the avionics installation technician and Oasis Affiliate Network member to guide the customer a simple, timely and cost effective solution.
Be sure to ask the following questions: do you fly with Foreflight or an ADS-B IN option like a Stratus 2s or 3? Do you have a WAAS/GPS navigator? These simple questions will guide you in to the solution:
If he/she does not have WAAS/GPS, then choose an ADS-B transponder with built in GPS like the Stratus ESG, GTX 335. or L3 NGT-9000. If he wants ADS-B IN, add the Stratus 3 to the ESG or suggest the NGT-9000, as it has both built in.
If your customer already has a Stratus 2s or 3, then add the connector kit for $150 to hard wire the power to the Stratus ESG. This way he can leave the ADS-B antenna in the airplane.
When ordering, choose the right one for your customer and schedule his installation around other maintenance, such as an annual-this will reduce downtime and give you extra time to complete the job effectively.
Ready for some help? Give me a call at 404-309-0877.
Director of Sales