Avlite Systems is expanding its offering of its airfield lighting solutions with the introduction of new LED approach lighting systems (ALS).
Avlite’s new approach lighting products include a Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI/APAPI), Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System (MALS/MALSF/MALSR), Simplified Short Approach Lighting System (SSALSR), Runway End Identification Light (REIL) and Runway Threshold Identification Light (RTIL).
Tara Stewart, President of Avlite USA, comments on the customer benefits that the new approach lighting products will provide “Significant cost savings can be realized through the use of Avlite’s energy efficient LED approach lighting systems. Our diverse customer base of large and small, private and public, military and civilian airfields can now utilize a convenient, single source for all their airfield lighting needs.”
Within the new Avlite airfield approach lighting solutions are innovative design and technology features, which position Avlite products at the forefront of the airfield lighting market.
One of the innovative designs is the use of patented LED optics in the PAPI/APAPI. The LED optics offer the sharpest light transition definition for visual glide slope guidance to pilots on final approach, helping to increase aircraft, pilot and passenger safety.
Avlite’s approach lighting systems can be powered by universal mains or solar. Additionally, the PAPI/APAPI accepts a constant current regulator supply. All approach systems are available in either a permanent or a portable configuration. For example, the ten foot, MALSR barrette is available in a lightweight, folding portable version for simplified transportation and installation.
Avlite’s new approach lighting products are designed by subsidiary Laser Guidance Inc, and add to the company’s expansive line of airfield lighting solutions.
For more information on the new range of approach lighting solutions click here.
It is a great benefit to our community to have this [Avlite’s helipad lighting system] installed and commissioned at CareFlight’s Toowoomba base. Avlite’s particular type of lighting lends itself to a lot of applications given that it’s easy to install, doesn’t require electricity as its solar powered and can be remotely controlled. It’s a fabulous technology, obviously a world leading technology and from my point of view, it’s great to see an Australian Manufacturing success story.
-Cr Mike Williams
For an aerodrome operator to provide equivalent night-use runway standards for the RFDS and other fixed-base users at around one-third of the cost of a traditional mains-powered runway and taxiway lighting system, there has to be greater recognised merit for this (solar-powered) alternative especially in a location like ours where it is sunny most days of the year.
Our industry appreciates the on-going support of this Australian owned and operated company whose solar powered airfield and helipad lighting systems assist in the improvement of safety for both fixed and rotary wing aeromedical flight crews and passengers around the country.
As the busiest Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) based in the State [of Queensland], the benefits [of Avlite’s helipad lighting] are many. Not only does it [the system] enhance the safety of our operations, it also helps us to continue to improve our level of service delivery to the community and to our customers.
-Ashley van de Velde
These lights [AV-70s] have been a great asset to many outback communities that previously we were not able to access 24/7.
Just to let you know the new airport floodlight has now been installed for several weeks and the medical staff and Power and Water staff [who look after the airport] agree it has made things much easier and safer for night-time medivacs. Your assistance with enabling us to have this basic but important infrastructure is much appreciated.
Since starting our distributorship with Avlite, we have gone from strength to strength with the great range of solar products and of course the fantastic support of the Avlite staff. It’s been a good year for us. May it continue.
Re: Avlite AV70 taxiway lights, are working really well. Thank you for your assistance in getting our ramp up and running.
-Capt. US Air Force
The lights are installed and are operating beautifully.
We did install all of the lights. We even used a few red lights as obstruction markers on top of 68 meter power line towers. I finally found a high quality camera and took some photos. I will send them to you as soon as I can download them. We submitted some additional light orders to our contracting office, so you can expect to receive a bit solicitation from them soon. The lights are working great and we appreciate the support.