Yaesu Airband Radio

Yaesu FTA-450L / FTA-550L / FTA-750L


The airband radios FTA-450L, FTA-550L and FTA-750L are ideal companions for pilots and flying sports fans. All three radios allow communication and navigation in the airband with up to 5 W transmit power. The clear menu system allows a fast and easy operation of the radio, 200 memory channels are provided to organize your most frequently used frequencies. Each memory channel can be named with a 15 character alpha-numeric name. The solid keyboard allows fast frequency selection and also offers direct access to the emergency frequency on 121.5 MHz.

Included in the shipment is a USB programming cable. This allows, in conjunction with the freely downloadable software YCE01, very easy management of all settings and memory channels of the FTA-550L/FTA-750L.

In addition the larger models 550L and 750L offer the navigation by VOR beacons. The large and easy to read LC display shows a Course Deviation Indicator (CDI) as it is known from standard VOR NAV devices. Both models also offer the reception of the ILS localizer. The model FTA-750L further offers the ILS glide slope display and a GPS receiver. The GPS receiver is an up-to-date type with up to 66 receive channels and supports the WAAS DGPS system. The GPS position can be stored in regular intervals (logger function), the stored positions can be retrieved with the free YCE01 software provided for dowenload on the Yaesu website.

The FTA-450L/FTA-550L/FTA-750L airband radios further provide many convenience functions which make daily use much easier. The large LC display and the keyboard are backlit, the illumination level can be dimmed to be useable at night as well. The case is waterproof according to protection level IPX5. The audio output is powerful enough to be understood even in noisy environments. With the many supplied accessories the airband radios FTA-450L, FTA-550L and FTA-750L are ready for nearly every situation.

The new FTA-450L focusses on the pure COM functions (two-way voice communication) at a very competitive price. Due to the easy manu system the operation is as easy as with the other devices with more functions. The powerful 800mW audio outpuit ensures good intelligibility, the same 200 memory channels are available as well as 25 and 8 kHz channel separation. Includes is the same rich set of accessories like various power supply options, programming cable, headset adaptor etc.

  • Included in delivery FTA-450L/FTA-550L/750L
  • Radio
  • Equipment antenna BNC
  • Rech. Battery SBR-12LI (7.4V, 1800mAh)
  • Case for 6 AA size batteries
  • Belt clip
  • Adaptor SCU-15 to 6.3 mm (PJ-055) & 5.23 mm (PJ-068) for aviation headsets
  • Charger cable for cigar lighter
  • USB data cable A/Micro-B
  • Wall charger SAD-11C
  • Desktop charger SBH-11
  • User Manual

FTA-550L/750L Screens
Technical Data FTA-450L / FTA-550L / FTA-750L
FTA-450L FTA-550L FTA-750L
Transmit Range 118.0 – 136.975 MHz
Receive Range 108 – 136.975 MHz
329.15 – 335.0 MHz
Channel Step Size 25 / 8.33 kHz
LC-Display 160 × 160 px (43 × 43mm)
Backlight, adjustable Yes
Protection Class IPX5
Rech. battery LiIon, 7.4V, 1800mAh
Memory Channels 200
Transmit Power 5 W PEP AM (1.5 W carrier)
Audio Power 800 mW
Antenna Connector BNC [1]
External Power Supply Yes, 9.5 - 10.5V [2]
Operation with Alkaline batteries Yes, 6 × AA size [3]
Data connector Yes, USB cable provided
VOR Receiver Yes Yes
ILS Receiver Yes, Localizer only Yes, Localizer & Glide Slope
GPS Receiver Yes, 66 chan., WAAS
Temperature Range -10 – +60 °C
Size w/o Antenna 62 × 133 × 34 mm
Weight w/ SBR-12 batt. 410g

[1] An antenna with BNC conector is provided.
[2] A charging adaptor SDD-12 for connection to a cigar lighter is provided.
[3] A tray SBT-12 for 6 alkaline AA size batteries is provided.

Order No.
FTA-450L Airband COM radio 259.00 € Buy now New Not in stock, back on: 29. Nov. 2017
FTA-550L Airband COM radio with VOR NAV 299.00 € Buy now Not in stock, back on: 03. Nov. 2017
FTA-750L Airband COM radio with VOR, ILS, GPS NAV 389.00 € Buy now Not in stock, back on: 03. Nov. 2017
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Accessories FTA-450L / FTA-550L / FTA-750L

Screen protector
Screen protector
Order No.
SF-FTA550 Screen protector 8.50 € Buy now New In stock, shipped in 1 or two days.
FTA-USB USB Programming Cable (as provided) 8.00 € Buy now Not in stock, ordered only on customer request, delay at c. 120 days.
SAD-11C YAESU Wall Charger for FTA-750/550 12.10 € Buy now Not in stock, back on: 03. Nov. 2017
SBH-11 Desktop Charger FTA-550L / FTA-750L 19.60 € Buy now In stock, shipped in 1 or two days.
SBR-12LI YAESU LI-ION Battery 1800mAh for FTA-750/550 45.50 € Buy now In stock, shipped in 1 or two days.
SBT-12 Alkaline Batt. Tray FTA-550L / FTA-750L 17.60 € Buy now In stock, shipped in 1 or two days.
SCU-15 Adaptor for Headset FTA-550L / FTA-750L 40.90 € Buy now In stock, shipped in 1 or two days.
SDD-12 Cig.Lighter cable FTA-550L / FTA-750L 26.80 € Buy now Not in stock, back on: 03. Nov. 2017
SSM-10A Loudspeaker/Microphone unit FTA-550L / FTA-750L 55.00 € Buy now In stock, shipped in 1 or two days.
SEP-10A Earphone for SSM-10A 25.20 € Buy now In stock, shipped in 1 or two days.
SEP-11A Earphone 25.90 € Buy now Not in stock, back in 120 days
SHB-11 Belt clip 7.90 € Buy now New Not in stock, back on: 03. Nov. 2017
SRA-13A Belt clip New New product, price and availability not yet known.
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