uAvionix tailBeacon is the latest all-in-one certified ADS-B solution from uAvionix, suitable for fixed-wing and rotorcraft applications.
Remove your standard rear position light and replace with tailBeacon for ADS-B compliance.
tailBeacon is a 2020 compliant, near zero-install, Class B1S ADS-B UAT transmitter and WAAS GPS integrated into a rear position light. The power transcoder decodes replies from legacy Mode C and Mode S transponders. 14 CFR §91.227 compliant. Smart phone configurable over WiFi.
|Input Voltage||11-31V DC|
|Operating Power||3 Watts|
|Operating Temp||-45 to 80°C|
|978MHz UAT Transmitter|
|Power Classification||DO-282B Medium Power|
|Tracking Requisition Cold Start||-166dBm |
|LED Position Light|
|App Compatibility||iOS, Android|
|Decodes Mode A,C and S via DC light|
Worked great right out of the box, direction very clean and concise. Unit extremely accurate. Well worth the money.
Easy install, easy setup. Printed the FAA Report with ease. Great product, highly recommend!!
Easy install and configuration. Performance flight said system was working fine.
Great company to do business with!!!
Excellent service! I wonder if the rebate program still valid?
Easy to install Paper work with feds frustrating
Correct product Delivered on time
Great service after my order, two days, I think I should have received my normal discount though.
Have not installed it yet.
Yes, the tailBeacon has an STC for the Cessna 172. The high-wing installation satisfies the FAA requirements and enables subsequent tailBeacon installations to be performed on any â€śsuitable aircraftâ€ť without STC as a minor alteration. A suitable aircraft supports the installation of the tailBeacon without airframe modification.
Per the manufacturer, this is an LED light rated for 10,000 hours of flight, but if something were to happen, please go to manufacturer for replacement or repair.
The CALL SIGN can be up to an 8 digit code that corresponds to the tail number of the aircraft.
Yes, this unit has an option for anonymous mode.
This is not designed to integrate with a GPS. This provides ADS-B Out only and will not provide ADS-B In traffic display.
Yes, the Uavionix Tailbeacon is designed to work with both Mode C and Mode S transponders.
This is approved for use in production aircraft. We do not have an aircraft eligibility list. Please contact your A&P to discuss the legality of installation in your aircraft.
Yes, this is designed to be mounted to the outside of the aircraft. It has weather protection.
Per Uavionix: all documentation is available on the the Uavionix website.
No, this unit is for ADS-B out only.