Appareo Systems

Stratus Receivers


For several years Stratus has given pilots easy situational awareness for an unbelievable price. It’s the simple-to-use, pocket-sized, portable wireless receiver that transforms your iPad into the ultimate flight tool. Pilots get subscription-free weather, GPS information, back up attitude and ADS-B traffic – all integrated with ForeFlight Mobile. Now, the best just got better with the introduction of Stratus 1S and 2S. The new models offer improved performance across the board, including better ADS-B reception, enhanced thermal capabilities, and a next generation power connector.

Built for ForeFlight

ForeFlightStratus was designed for seamless integration with the industry-leading ForeFlight Mobile application. Pilots can view complete ADS-B information right from the moving map page.
Stratus 1S and 2SSubscription-free in-flight weather

View in-flight weather on your iPad, including NEXRAD radar, METARs, TAFs, TFRs, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, NOTAMs and more. And still no subscription fees—ever.

Built-in AHRS

Stratus and Synthetic VisionStratus 2S includes a complete Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) for supplemental attitude information in the cockpit. It aligns itself automatically, so you can just turn it on and fly. Pilots who use ForeFlight’s Synthetic Vision will experience a visually stunning and high-performance hazard awareness capability.

Note: AHRS data provided by Stratus should be used for supplemental purposes only. Stratus is not certified for IFR operations.

Dual-band ADS-B traffic

dual-band-trafficStratus 2S includes a dual-band (978 MHz and 1090 MHz) ADS-B receiver and displays traffic information right on the ForeFlight Mobile Maps page. See your aircraft’s relative altitude, climb/descent rate and projected track.

  • How ADS-B traffic works.
  • How traffic will appear on ForeFlight Mobile.

WAAS GPS unlocks track up and terrain

With the built-in WAAS GPS receiver, Stratus allows you to view moving maps, track up displays and high-resolution terrain maps in ForeFlight Mobile. The smart GPS locks on fast and typically provides 1 meter accuracy.

8-hour battery

Even with all these features, Stratus remains totally wireless. With its 8-hour battery life, you can fly all day without bringing along a charging cable. Just turn on Stratus and go flying.

Designed, tested and built in the USA

Stratus is built by pilots like you. It’s engineered, tested and manufactured in the United States, ensuring you receive the best-made, most reliable ADS-B receiver on the market.


ADS-B coverage varies by location and altitude; learn more about ADS-B and view the coverage map. Coverage is not available outside the United States.

Shop Now

Buy Stratus 2S now in the Appareo Web Store. Stratus 1S is only available for purchase through Sporty’s Pilot Shop.

Product Specs

  • Requires ForeFlight Mobile app.
  • Requires an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.
  • Reference ForeFlight’s iPad buying guide to ensure your iOS device will be compatible.
  • Comes with charging cable and 110V wall plug; charging cable works with all 2.0 amp cigarette lighter plugs as well. Also includes a cradle, RAM suction cup mount, carrying case and Stratus Pilot’s Guide.
  • Physical Dimensions: 2.6″ w by 6″ d by 1.25″ h, weighs 9.7 oz.
  • Made in USA.

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