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FreeFlight Systems Joins ForeFlight Connect Program

The First Certified ADS-B Solution to Integrate with ForeFlight

April 21, 2015 - Waco, TX - FreeFlight Systems announced today that the Company’s certified ADS-B In systems have joined the ForeFlight Connect program. For the first time, the leading ADS-B app and the popular ADS-B solution are collaborating to deliver the highest quality customer experience available. ForeFlight will be working with FreeFlight towards support of the certified RANGR equipment.

Through this collaboration, the companies are conducting extensive ground and flight testing to ensure a seamless customer experience. Both ForeFlight and FreeFlight design solutions to the highest quality standards and, as a result, are delivering an unparalleled offering. ForeFlight Mobile’s integration with FreeFlight’s installed, certified, and rule-compliant systems ensures that users will receive an accurate and complete ADS-B weather and traffic picture. As part of the collaboration, ForeFlight Mobile becomes the preferred electronic flight bag application for use with the RANGR.

“Our customers have been asking for this integration, and we were honored by the opportunity to work with ForeFlight to achieve it,” said Tim Taylor, President and CEO of FreeFlight Systems. “Through this partnership, we will continue to work toward providing customers with the most elegant and complete ADS-B solution available on the market today - for a fraction of the cost.”

“We are excited to have FreeFlight join the ForeFlight Connect program,” said Tyson Weihs, CEO and co-founder of ForeFlight. “With a connection established between ForeFlight Mobile and a RANGR system, customers can affordably equip their aircraft well in advance of the 2020 mandate and immediately realize the benefits of FIS-B weather and TIS-B traffic.”

ForeFlight Mobile will be compatible with any certified FreeFlight Systems product that has the capability to receive data. This includes the FDL-978-RX, FDL-978-XVR, FDL-978-XVRL, and FTX 250 systems.

About FreeFlight Systems
FreeFlight Systems designs and manufactures high-performance avionics for flight safety and for delivering substantial safety, cost, environmental, and other benefits from the NextGen airspace transformation. Founded in 2001 and based in Texas, the company pioneered the first certified aviation WAAS/GPS receiver and the first rule-compliant UAT ADS-B system. FreeFlight Systems produces a range of high quality, American-made, competitively priced systems for installation in all aircraft types. For more information, please visit


FreeFlight Systems Launches New Part 29 Radar Altimeter FRA-5500

Lightest-Weight, Lowest-Cost Radar Altimeters Solutions Available

Waco, Texas, March 03, 2015 -- FreeFlight Systems announced today that they are extending the Radar Altimeter product line to add a Level B capable system to meet the stringent design safety requirements for Part 29 rotorcraft.



FreeFlight Systems' Avionics Suite Receives ADS-B 'Field Approval' Compliance For King Air 200

FAA Grants Rare 'Field Approval' from Existing King Air 90C Supplement Type Certificate

pr 12 14 01Waco, Texas - December 19, 2014 -- FreeFlight Systems ( announces that Hawker Beechcraft Services - Tampa has successfully integrated an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) compliant suite of FreeFlight avionics components that includes dual FDL-1090-TX
Extended Squitter Transponders; a 1201 WAAS/GPS Receiver Unit and a FDL-978-RX Universal Access Transmitter that enables operators to display weather and traffic conditions to portable iPad devices for the King Air 200 aircraft.


FreeFlight Systems Introduces FRX-250 Integrated ADS-B Position Source, FIS-B Receiver For Part 25 Business Aircraft

FRX-250Compact Unit Connects to Approved ADS-B Transponders For a Fully Compliant In-Out System

Waco, Texas, October 21, 2014 -- FreeFlight Systems introduced today the FRX-250 system for Part 25 aircraft, integrating an ADS-B In FIS-B weather data receiver and a certified GPS/GNSS ADS-B position source in a compact unit. When paired with an approved ADS-B transponder the FRX-250 is a highly cost-effective way to add NextGen compliance to Part 25 aircraft.


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