LED PAPI

Civilian Precision Approach Path Indicator

Overview

Using the most advanced LED and optical technology available, Metalite Aviation Lighting’s new PAPI LED (Precision Approach Path Indicator) provides a world-leading energy-efficient and versatile Portable PAPI System.

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Using the most advanced LED and optical technology available, Metalite Aviation Lighting’s new PAPI LED (Precision Approach Path Indicator) provides a world-leading energy-efficient and versatile Portable PAPI System. Metalite’s unique light engine and optical system delivers a reduced total cost of ownership and a low carbon footprint.

The compact design of the units ensures high portability to allow rapid deployment at either end of the runway. Metalite’s renowned outstanding build quality also ensures a low maintenance investment for your airside ground lighting requirements for many years to come. When used in conjunction with the CALKIT LED trailer, the PAPI LED is designed to meet the photometric requirements for ICAO Annex 14 Vol 1 and FAA-E-3007 AC ensuring compliance for your facility.

KEY FEATURES

UNIQUE OPTICAL DESIGN
Improved light efficiency

COMPACT LIGHTWEIGHT AND RUGGED CONSTRUCTION
Ensuring versatility and portability

‘A’ PAPI (2 BOX) OR FULL PAPI (4 BOX) SYSTEMS AVAILABLE IN MANUAL AND SECURE RADIO CONTROL OPTIONS
Provides system flexibility for various deployments

POWERED FROM PORTABLE PAPI BATTERY PACKS OR ALTERNATIVE SOURCES (GENERATOR, SOLAR, WIND OR MAINS 110 – 230VAC ETC.)
Flexible power input options

ADJUSTABLE INTENSITY SETTINGS
5 Intensity adjustments and custom settings to meet multiple ICAO and FAA requirements

SEMI PERMANENT OF FIXED MOUNTINGS
Semi permanent galvanised steel frame or permanent FAA frangible mounts available

Compliance

CE – Compliant

Aviation – FAA-E-3007

AC150/5345-28G

ICAO Annex 14

 

Product Specification

Light Characteristics
Light Source Ultra High Intensity LED
Configurations Visible, IR (Optional)
Light output In accordance with FAA-E-3007 AC
In accordance with ICAO Annexe 14 Vol.1
Colours Aviation White, Aviation Red
IR Output 880nm (Other options available)
Intensity Adjustments 3 Settings (std) up to 5 settings (Optional)
Approach Angle 0° – 12°
Horizontal Output FAA Specification -10° – +10°
Horizontal Output ICAO Specification -8° – +8°
Vertical Divergence FAA Specification -4° – 0° Red, 0° – 4° White
Vertical Divergence ICAO Specification -3.5° – 0° Red, 0° – 3.5° White
Transition Better than 3 mins of arc
LED Life Expectancy >60,000hrs
Operation
Function Manual or Radio Control (Optional)
Wireless Radio Receiver (Optional) 868 or 915Mhz MESH Network
Electrical Characteristics
Operating Temperatures -40°C – +60°C
Power Source Battery Packs, Solar & Generator
Nominal Input Voltage 12 – 24VDC or 110 – 240VAC
Circuit Protection Integrated
Charging Time of Battery Packs 8hrs From AC Power Source*
Mechanical
Base/Optical Bench Aluminium
Case Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) Available in Yellow, Orange or Green
Dimensions (HxWxD) 338 x 304 x 907mm
Weight 24.52Kg (54lb) Per PAPI Light House Assembly, PCU dependant on battery option (Std portable PCU 24Kg, 53lb)
IP Rating IP65

Contact

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