Yaesu FTA-550 AA Hand Held 8.33 Airband Transceiver

Yaesu FTA-550 AA Hand Held 8.33 Airband  Transceiver

Air band Transceiver + VOR

In the box:

Alkaline battery tray,

12VDC Power cable,


Belt clip,

Headset adapter,

USB programming cable.

Alkaline battery tray, 12VDC Power cable, Antenna, Belt clip, headset adapter, and USB programming cable.

The YAESU FTA-550 is packed with features, yet very affordable. Boasting an oversize full dot matrix LCD display, the FTA-550 Air band Transceiver provides full communication on the Aircraft communications band and additionally provides VOR and ILS navigation features on the "NAV" band. The FTA-550 includes NOAA weather band monitoring and the capability of programming up to 200 memory channels with a quick and easy channel recall feature. The brand new easy-to-operate menu system is icon driven making it simple to navigate through all of the powerful features this transceiver has to offer. Additionally, the FTA-550 can easily be reprogrammed in minutes using the optional PC programming software and the supplied USB programming cable. It is CAA approved.


  • 5 Watts TX Output Power (Airband: AM 5W P.E.P. typical, 1.5W carrier)
  • Huge 1.7" x 1.7" Full Dot Matrix display (160 x 160 Dots)
  • 8.33 kHz Narrow Band Compatible
  • VOR Navigation Display
  • NOAA Weather Channel receive (where available)
  • NOAA Weather Alert  (where available)
  • 200 Memory Channels with 15 alphanumeric characters
  • Back-lit Keypad and display  with dimmer
  • Water Protection -IPX5 Rating
  • Loud Audio (800 mW)


Easy to operate Menu system

The FTA-550comes configured with an easy to operate icon driven menu system. The displays and menu settings are logically configured for a more intuitive user interface.

Huge dot-matrix Display (160 x 160 dots)

The FTA-550 features a huge 1.7" x 1.7" full dot-matrix LCD display with full back-light and dimmer. The high resolution display makes it easier to view all the great features the FTA-550 has to offer.

VOR Navigation Display

When the FTA-550 receives a VOR signal, the display will automatically switch to the NAV band screen which shows a CDI based on the received signal.

200 Memory channels with up to 15 alpha-numeric characters

The FTA-550can store up to 200 memory channels for quick and easy retrieval. With the capability of using up to 15 alpha-numeric characters per name the FTA-550 allows for a better channel description.



CAA Approval


Click on LA3 approved equipment.

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  • Brand: Yaesu
  • Product Code: FTA-550
  • SKU: FTA-550AA
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £259.30
  • Ex Tax: £216.08

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