SiriusXM Aviation

Enjoy superior graphical weather and maximize your situational awareness and comfort. SiriusXM® provides up-to-date, coast-to-coast, satellite delivered aviation weather. Various service levels are available whether you’re flying jets or props, fixed wing or helicopters.  Plus you can add satellite radio to enjoy while you fly.
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Now on Garmin aera® 660, Garmin Pilot™ app & more

SiriusXM weather is available on the NEW Garmin GDL™ 51/51R, GDL 52/52R which work with Garmin Pilot™, the portable aera® 660 and aera 795/796 and the G3X Touch™. The GXM™ 42 SXM receiver works with the portable aera 510, 560, 796, & GPSMAP® 696. SiriusXM services are available using the GDL® 69/69A receiver for compatible Garmin certified avionics like the GTN™ 750/650 touchscreen navigator series, G500 TXi/G600 TXi touchscreen flight displays and integrated flight decks G1000®, G1000 NXi, G2000®, G3000®, and G5000®. SiriusXM is also available on the G3X Touch GDU 455 and GDU 465 for LSA/Experimental Aircraft installations. SiriusXM Radio can be added at a discount. See SiriusXM Aviation service and Garmin compatibility.

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Pilots using the industry leading ForeFlight Mobile App can now access SiriusXM Aviation weather and SiriusXM entertainment. You won’t have to worry about the limitations of ground-based ADS-B, plus you’ll get critical features it doesn’t offer. The SiriusXM SXAR1 Aviation Receiver easily connects via Bluetooth® to your iPad® or iPhone®.To get flying with SiriusXM weather on your ForeFlight app, purchase an SXAR1, download the latest version of the ForeFlight app, and subscribe to the SiriusXM Pilot for ForeFlight package.

Streaming Music on an iPad with SiriusXM

SXAR1 receiver
$499 after rebate

See the 3 easy steps below to get started.

Pilot For ForeFlight Features2

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  • High-Resolution Composite (NEXRAD) Radar

  • High-Resolution Base Reflectivity Radar

  • NEXRAD Storm Cell Attributes

  • Lightning – Cloud-to-Cloud & Cloud-to-Ground

  • Temporary Flight Restrictions

  • Winds Aloft — Graphical

  • Temps Aloft

  • Cloud Top Image

  • AIRMETs/SIGMETs

  • Weather Map with Surface Features

  • Graphical Turbulence Guidance

  • AIREPs/PIREPs

  • Alerts Service

  • Local Weather Forecasts
    ("5 day)

  • Radar Coverage Map

  • METARs/ TAFS - CONUS

  • METARs/TAFs - Non-CONUS

  • Canadian Weather Warnings

  • Echo Top Raster

  • High-Resolution Forecast Winds

  • Icing NOWcast

  • 150+ Channels of SiriusXM
    Satellite Radio Programming2

    Optional

SiriusXM vs. ADS-B

Choose satellite weather to avoid the very real limitations of ground-based ADS-B. SiriusXM weather has critical features ADS-B doesn’t offer, including non-stop access from taxi to touchdown. With SiriusXM you’ll know exactly what lies ahead so you can navigate with confidence – all flight long.

FEATURES SiriusXM Weather ADS-B
No Altitude Limitation or Line-Of-Sight Restrictions
Coast-To-Coast Coverage From Taxi To Landing
High-Res Composite & Base Reflectivity Radar
NEXRAD Storm Cell Attributes
Lightning Strike Locations
Cloud Tops & Echo Tops
High-Res Surface Winds
Surface Visibility

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3 Easy Steps to Get Started:

1

Purchase compatible hardware

2

Choose your
Subscription Package
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3

Activate service online or call 1.855.796.9847

Have an awesome flight

Add SiriusXM satellite radio to your Aviation service plan at a discounted rate and enjoy over 150 channels of commercial-free music, plus live sports play-by-play and expert talk, exclusive entertainment and talk, world class news and more.

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Subscription Packages & Features1

SiriusXM Pilot
EXPRESS
SiriusXM Pilot
for
ForeFlight
SiriusXM Pilot
PREFERRED
SiriusXM Pilot
PRO
ADS-B
Composite (NEXRAD) Radar High-Resolution —CONUS High-Resolution —CONUS High-Resolution —CONUS High-Resolution —CONUS Low Resolution —CONUS & some non-CONUS U.S. Regions
High-Resolution Base Reflectivity Radar CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
NEXRAD Storm Cell Attributes CONUS CONUS CONUS CONUS
Lightning Strike Locations CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
Temporary Flight Restrictions CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS Limited to 100nm of position
Winds Aloft CONUS & non-CONUS
Graphical format
CONUS & non-CONUS
Graphical format
CONUS & non-CONUS
Graphical format
CONUS & non-CONUS
Graphical format
Limited to 500 – 1000nm of position, text format
Temps Aloft CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS Limited to 500 – 1000nm of position, text format
AIRMETs/SIGMETs CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS Limited to 250 – 500nm of position, text format
AIREPs/PIREPs CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS Limited to 250 – 500nm of position
Alerts Service CONUS CONUS CONUS CONUS
Local Weather Forecasts (˜5 day) CONUS CONUS CONUS CONUS
Tropical Storm Tracks with Windfields Observed CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
Standard Forecast Winds 0 Hr 0 Hr 0 – 24 Hr 0 – 48 Hr
High-Resolution Forecast Winds CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
Weather Map with Surface Features & Isobars 0 Hr 0 Hr 0 – 24 Hr 0 – 48 Hr
Radar Coverage Map CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
METARs2/TAFs CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS Limited to 250-500nm of position2
Candaian Weather Warnings - Non-CONUS Non-CONUS Non-CONUS -
Cloud Top Image CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
Echo Top Raster CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
Surface Visibility Forecast CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
Freezing Level CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
Graphical Turbulence Guidance CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
Icing NOWcast CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS CONUS
NOTAMS Limited to 100nm of position
Special Use Airspace Status Limited to 250 – 500nm of position
150+ Channels of SiriusXM Satellite Radio Programming2 Optional Optional Optional Optional

1 The availability and display of service features and SiriusXM Audio varies by hardware provider. View Garmin GDL69/69A SXM feature compatibility.

2 ADS-B METAR coverage can extend further when in ragne of a high altitude statino

* SiriusXM Radio audio service sold separately and may be purchased for a reduced fee with a SiriusXM Aviation package.