Yaesu FTA-550L 8.33, Hand Held, Airband Transceiver

Yaesu FTA-550L 8.33, Hand Held, Airband Transceiver

Air band Transceiver + VOR  

In the box: 
Li-Ion battery,
110V and 12VDC charger with cradle,
Alkaline battery tray,
Belt clip,
Headset adapter,
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-550 can 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


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  • Brand: Yaesu
  • Product Code: FTA-550L
  • SKU: FTA-550L
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  • £349.60
  • Ex Tax: £291.33

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