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Do I need to Equip?

Does your aircraft have an electrical system?

NO →
Typically balloons,
gliders

ADS-B not required

YES

Do you operate your aircraft above 10,000 feet MSL?

YES

NO

If you operate your aircraft above 10,000 feet MSL do you remain below 2,500 feet AGL?

YES

NO

Do you operate your aircraft in Class B Airspace?

YES

ADS-B Required
Call sign must match*

NO

Do you operate your aircraft in Class C Airspace?

YES

ADS-B Required
Call sign must match*

NO

Do you operate your aircraft in Class E Airspace above 3000 feet MSL over the Gulf of Mexico within 12 NM of the US coastline?

YES

ADS-B Required
Call sign must match*

NO

Do you operate your aircraft within a 30 NM radius of any airport listed in appendix D to part 91?

YES

ADS-B Required
Call sign must match*

NO

ADS-B not required

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