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KT 74

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ADS-B OUT Enabled Mode S Transponder

The feature-rich KT 74 brings the value, simplicity, reliability and affordability into the cockpit that BendixKing has been trusted for since 1959.

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Global Mandates for ADS-B will soon be realized and ADS-B will be used to overcome limitations associated with the current air traffic environment. The KT 74 supports the ADS-B OUT * 1090-ES improvements needed to optimize efficiency and situational awareness, within the Air Traffic System. The KT 74 is also a plug and play slide-in replacement for the popular BendixKing KT 76A/C and KT 78 Transponders. Along with additional trade-up values from Bendix King, the KT 74 is an economical upgrade path for ADS-B OUT* and more:

Built – In Value

• Plug ‘N’ Play Replacement* for KT 76A/C & KT 78
• Affordable pathway* to ADS-B compliance
• Certified to TSO-C166b 1090 – ES OUT MHz
• Faster updates than traditional radar
 
Additional KT 74 Benefits:

• Affordable global airspace compliance
• ADS-B Enabled* Mode S Transponder
• IFR Certified - 240W
• Sleek, simple user interface
• TIS alerts on compatible displays
• Low power consumption
• Stopwatch and timer
• Altitude monitor
 
* See Specification for complete Regulatory Compliance list
ADS-B STC (#SA00765DE) required. No FAA STC is required to replace an existing transponder with a KT 74 Mode S transponder [ADS-B Out must be disabled]. The KT 74 is an approved Class 1 transponder that meets the ADS-B functions of DO-260B Class B1S as well as FAA TSO C112c and C166b and is compliant with DO-260B.
 

DEMOS

 
KT 74 Mode S Transponder Demonstration Video

Technical Specifications

Type Class 1 Mode S Level 2 els
Certification TSO C112D, C166B and ETSO C112C, C166B
Compliance DO-160G, DO-181E, DO-260B Class B1S, DO-178B Level B, DO-254 Level C
Supply Voltage (DC) 11 - 33 V
Typical Current Consumption
(at 14V)
Idle: 0.22 A, Active: 0.45 A
Nominal Transmitter Power 240 W at connector
Operating Temperature -25 to +70
Cooling Requirement No fan required
Weight 1.35 kg
Dimensions H 43mm (1.7”)
W 160mm (6.30”)
L 272mm (10.7”)

 

LITERATURE & PILOT GUIDES

KT 74 Brochure Download
KT 74 Pilot's Guide Download