Civilian Airfield Lighting Kit


CALKIT LED is a versatile, battery-powered runway lighting system specifically designed for airport or airfield use. It will meet all relevant international standards relating to portable primary, supplementary, emergency, or obstruction lighting and is suitable for use with both fixed and rotary-wing aircraft.


The CALKIT LED road going trailer ensures that the system can be rapidly deployed in emergency situations, provides safe storage and easy charging of light units when not in operation and is easily transported when intended for use at more than one location.


CALKIT LED is designed and manufactured by Metalite Aviation Lighting which has been at the forefront of portable airfield lighting design for over 40 years and is now recognized as the world’s leading supplier of trailer-mounted systems to both civil and military customers.


For remote airstrips where main lighting is not available.
To provide lighting on alternate runways or emergency landing areas.
To supplement the main lighting system in the event of partial failure.
As the main lighting system on airfields with no permanent lighting.
To mark temporary taxiway and maneuvering areas by day and night.
To show the limits of obstructions and areas under repair by day and by night.
Humanitarian Aid Missions



  • 66 light units
  • Simple, drop-in charging
  • Fast recharge times
  • Road going trailer
  • Optional remote control facility, approach lights and PAPIs


CE –                  Compliant

Aviation –        FAA AC150/5345-51A L-849 Style

ICAO Annex 14 Vol.1


Product Specification

Dimensions (Approx)
Height (doors closed) 1126mm
Height (doors open) 1898mm
Width 1607mm
Compartment Length 2720mm
Overall Length 3847mm
Maximum Gross Weight: 1500 Kg
Vehicle Details
Brakes Drum
Wheels/Tyres 2 + 1 Spare / Tyre: 155/70 r12
Tyre Pressure 65 PSI
Wheel nut torque (M12) 75lb/ft
Suspension Leaf Spring
Hitch (coupling) 50mm Eye supplied as standard
Nest Capacity (COREL and recharge): 66 Units Maximum
Trailer Lighting
Light Fittings Standard ‘EEC’ configuration, 12V equipment supplied as standard.
Hook – up connector for trailer lighting (external) Standard 7 pin plug (type 12N, to ISO 1724)
Power Supply: All common world voltages available


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