FlightAware Pro Stick


FlightAware has revolutionized the world of USB SDR ADS-B Receivers with the FlightAware Pro Stick and Pro Stick Plus, high-performance USB R820T2 software-defined radios (SDR) with a built-in RF amp for maximum ADS-B/MLAT performance.

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The first of its kind, FlightAware’s Pro Stick is compatible with PiAware or any other device that supports USB RTLSDR receivers and is less expensive than any other RTLSDR USB receiver in the world. The Pro Stick Plus adds a built-in 1090 MHz bandpass filter for increased performance and range of reception in areas with moderate RF noise as is typically experienced in most urban areas.



  • Chip: R820T2
  • TCXO: 0.5 ppm
  • Power Draw: 300mA
  • Weight: 17 g (0.6 oz)
  • Dimensions: 95 mm x 32 mm x 13 mm
  • Amplifier: 19dB with 0.4dB noise figure and OIP3 +39dB
  • Computer: Raspberry Pi 3 running PiAware recommended
  • Range: Over 275nm/500km depending on installation quality
  • Performance: 20-100% range improvement for Mode S message vs traditional RTL SDR
  • Antenna Port: SMA female (requires SMA antenna cable and optionally N-male adapter for large antenna)



Additional information

Weight 0.3 kg