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Tracking Flights with your AirNav RadarBox ADS-B FlightStick

flightstick adsb receiver radarbox 2018-12-09 05:39 UTC


Tracking Flights with your
AirNav RadarBox ADS-B FlightStick

The all-new Flight Stick is Radarbox’s latest ADS-B based USB dongle receiver. The dongle comes with major inbuilt hardware improvements that include, an integrated filter, amplifier and built-in static protection. All these changes translate to better performance and increased coverage. Plus, you will not only be able to track flights with AirNav RadarBox windows software but also with the RBFeeder client those of you who have a Raspberry Pi, can now feed data to Radarbox. We’re so excited that many more of you can now start sharing your data with us.

This concise guide will explain everything you need to know about the new Radarbox Flight Stick and how to set it up with your Raspberry Pi or Windows software.

The ADS-B FlightStick is portable & easily connects to your Raspberry Pi or PC computer without much setup required. You can buy it at Radarbox.com/Store or our Amazon.com RadarBox Store



Listed here are some of the features that make the Radarbox Flight Stick a great choice for an ADS-B USB Dongle receiver.

  • Compact, inexpensive and quick setup process
  • Works with Raspberry Pi and Windows PC
  • Instantly decodes & displays ADS-B transmissions
  • Integrated filter, amplifier and built-in static protection
  • View live data on the Radarbox website & app


What You'll Get - Benefits

Listed below are some of the benefits you receive when you feed data to Radarbox. It’s our way of saying thanks!

  1. FREE Business Account on Radarbox.com.
  2. Free Premium apps on iOS & Android.
  3. Access to New Beta Features.
  4. Up to 25% off on our store products.
  5. 24x7 Priority customer support.

Your Radarbox FlightStick allows you to monitor flights in real-time on your RadarBox24.com account and on your RadarBox iOS App and RadarBox Android App. Details include the origin, destination, flight ID, altitude, location and other parameters for all flights tracked.



Be A Part of the RadarBox Network

When you start feeding data to Radarbox you are automatically included as a member of the RadarBox ADS-B network & community. Users from over 150 countries currently share their data and you can compare what you receive with other stations.
Take a look at our worldwide receivers ranking now (you can filter by country and station type).



What You'll Need

We’ve tabled a list of all the components you’ll need to purchase before you start sharing data and tracking flights. Most of these items can be bought on Amazon, eBay or on the Radarbox website.





Where to buy


Radarbox Flightstick




ADS-B 1090 MHz Antenna




Active Internet Connection




Radarbox Account




Raspberry Pi (Option 1)




RadarBox Windows Client (Option 2)








  • Raspberry Pi (any version)
  • Radarbox Account (any account)
  • ADS-B Antenna (SMA connector)


Setting Up with a Raspberry Pi

If you haven’t already purchased a raspberry pi and the other components, you’ll have to first buy them. Once you’ve got all the components, you can begin setting up.

If you live in a country where Amazon and eBay do not deliver, ask your local computer hardware store to try and source it for you. If you are still not able to source these items, you can email Radarbox support and we will see if we can ship one for you.

Follow our Raspberry Pi instruction guide below:


Setting Up with AirNav RadarBox Windows Client

Did you know that the RadarBox ecosystem lets you have total control over what you get from your unit, using the award winning RadarBox Windows Client? Check for details and download the latest version at airnavsystems.com



Looking for more details? Don't hesitate to contact our support 

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