uAvionix Corporation – a leading provider of communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) solutions for manned and unmanned aircraft is pleased to announce the recent ForeFlight Europe release supports SkyEcho 2 FLARM receive functionality. SkyEcho 2 is the newest version of the uAvionix popular CAP1391 SkyEcho Electronic Conspicuity (EC) ADS-B IN and OUT solution for United Kingdom(UK) VFR aircraft. SkyEcho 2 can be configured as an ADS-B OUT solution in the UK, or as an ADS-B IN and FLARM receiver only for use elsewhere in the European Union (EU).
ForeFlight 11.5 now offers pilots flying in Europe the option to display FLARM traffic data from the SkyEcho 2 when FLARM traffic appears on ForeFlight’s map just like ADS-B traffic, with basic information about each traffic target. In order to receive and display FLARM traffic, users must upgrade to ForeFlight 11.5, purchase a FLARM license from ForeFlight, and configure the SkyEcho 2 to enable FLARM reception.
Christian Ramsey, President uAvionix said “With ForeFlight integration of FLARM traffic, uAvionix and ForeFlight strengthen our partnership to maximize airspace awareness and help our customers fly more safely.”
uAvionix recently released a blog about universal equipage that demonstrates our commitment to our overall mission. To learn more, please see our Blog post ADS-B is Drone Repellent on the topic.
About uAvionix Corporation
uAvionix was founded in 2015 with the mission of bringing safety solutions to the unmanned aviation industry in order to aid in the integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS). A fundamental principle of that mission is to provide solutions that allow all airspace users a common situational awareness of the airspace. Through the evolution of our company, we pioneered and now offer low SWaP TSO certified and uncertified ADS-B and GPS solutions for General Aviation (GA), Airport Surface Vehicles and the UAS markets. Based in Bigfork, MT and Leesburg, VA, uAvionix consists of an unparalleled engineering and management team with a unique combination of experience within avionics, surveillance, airport services, UAS aircraft development, radio frequency (RF), and semiconductor industries. The entire leadership team consists of pilots of fixed wing, rotary wing, and UAS aircraft. uAvionix is backed by investors at Playground Global and Airbus Ventures.
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