ADS-B is on the way, and the FAA wants you to upgrade your avionics
to an ADS-B-compatible package by 2020. That's a long way off, but
it's still going to cost money. Last week, we asked AVweb
readers how much they'd be willing to spend to equip their airplanes for
The plurality of responses fell into the $1,000 range
(accounting for 47% of those who answered), while only 9% fell at the
extremes of the sky's the limit and the government should pay
me to install it.
For the actual breakdown of responses,
(You may be asked to register and answer, if you haven't already
participated in this poll.)
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION ***
We've probably asked this before, but it's come up again, and we're
wondering if you've changed your mind on it: This time, there's actually a
petition against allowing cell phone use on airliners. What do you think? Should their use be allowed on commercial flight?