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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Pilots using the industry leading ForeFlight Mobile App can now access SiriusXM Aviation weather. 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.

SXAR1 receiver now $499

Pilot For ForeFlight Features

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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

  • AIRMETs/SIGMETs - Graphical

  • AIREPs/PIREPs

  • Radar Coverage/Site Status

  • METARs/ TAFS - CONUS

  • METARs/TAFs - Non-CONUS

See the 3 easy steps below to get started.

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 Line-Of-Sight Restrictions
No Altitude Limitation
Weather Info From Taxi To Landing
Complete, Coast-To-Coast Coverage
NEXRAD Storm Cell Attributes
Lightning Strike Locations
High-Res Composite & Base Reflectivity Radar
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

Call 855-SXM-WTHR to Activate or active ForeFlight Online

SiriusXM Aviation is Available on Select Garmin Devices

SiriusXM Aviation weather and entertainment services are available on the portable aera* 510, 560, 796 and GPSMAP* 696 using the optional GXM™ 42 SXM receiver. SiriusXM services are available using the GDL* 69/69A receiver for compatible Garmin certified avionics like the GTN™ 750/650 touchscreen navigator series and the G3X Touch™ for LSA/Experimental Aircraft installations.

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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.
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 Graphical format CONUS Graphical format CONUS Graphical format CONUS Graphical format Limited to 250 – 500nm of position, text format
AIREPS/PIREPS CONUS CONUS CONUS CONUS Limited to 250 – 500nm of position
METARs*/TAFs CONUS CONUS & non–CONUS CONUS & non–CONUS CONUS & non–CONUS Limited to 250-500nm of position*
Radar Coverage/ Site Status CONUS & non–CONUS CONUS & non–CONUS CONUS & non–CONUS CONUS & non–CONUS
Tropical Storm Tracks with Windfields Observed CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
Hi Resolution Forecast Winds 0 Hr 0 – 3 Hr 0 – 24 Hr
Weather Map with Surface Features & Isobars 0 Hr 0 – 24 Hr 0 – 72 Hr
Cloud Top Image CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
Echo Top Raster CONUS & non-CONUS CONUS & non-CONUS
Surface Visibility Forecast 0 – 1 Hr 0 – 3 Hr
Freezing Level 0 – 1 Hr 0 – 3 Hr
Graphical Turbulence Guidance CONUS & non-CONUS
Icing NOWcast CONUS & non-CONUS
150+ Channels of SiriusXM Satellite Radio Programming2 Optional Optional Optional
NOTAMs Limited to 100nm of position
Special Use Airspace Status Limited to 250 – 500nm of position

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

2 SiriusXM Satellite Radio audio service sold separately. Satellite Radio may be purchased for a reduced fee with SiriusXM Aviation package. Audio activation fee is $15 if activated separately from SiriusXM Aviation.

* ADS-B METAR coverage can extend further when in range of a high altitude station.