The ZPX-A is a DoD AIMS-certified Mode S transponder that is ideal for both military and civilian UAS needing to operate safely in controlled civil airspace. Featuring Extended Squitter (ES) ADS-B OUT, it includes control of X-bit in Mode A replies and individual on/off mode control.
Weighing just 50 grams, the low-SWaP ITAR-free transponder can be integrated into a wide range of platforms, including Group 1 and Group 2 UAS. It can be paired with the uAvionix truFYX-EXT SBAS GPS receiver to ensure delivery of safe separation information to Air Traffic Control (ATC). It can also be integrated with a range of drone autopilots to enable dynamic control from the ground control station (GCS).