Lighting

February 17, 2008 - 10:17pm

Power Force Technologies (Stand No. 509), the Singapore distributor for Carmanah Technologies, is displaying the Canadian manufacturer’s self-contained radio-controlled, solar-powered airfield lights, including units suitable for helipads, obstructions, runways, taxiways and thresholds.

February 8, 2008 - 5:40am

Sandel last month said it has started shipping an upgraded version of its SN3500 EHSI (electronic horizontal situation indicator) that features LED (light-emitting diode) backlighting similar to the technology introduced last year in its larger displays. Providing a brighter and sharper display image, the technology replaces Sandel’s previous backlighting technique with a long-life glass panel rated at 10,000 hours MTBF.

February 8, 2008 - 5:40am

Sandel last month said it has started shipping an upgraded version of its SN3500 EHSI (electronic horizontal situation indicator) that features LED (light-emitting diode) backlighting similar to the technology introduced last year in its larger displays. Providing a brighter and sharper display image, the technology replaces Sandel’s previous backlighting technique with a long-life glass panel rated at 10,000 hours MTBF.

January 17, 2008 - 6:36am

B/E Aerospace received a PMA for its LED wash lighting for the Gulfstream IV. Approval for the new system follows previously approved B/E passenger-adjustable LED reading lights for the GIV. The company is working on certification for wash lighting on other jets, including the Citation 550. B/E has also begun marketing two other new LED products.

January 17, 2008 - 6:36am

B/E Aerospace received a PMA for its LED wash lighting for the Gulfstream IV. Approval for the new system follows previously approved B/E passenger-adjustable LED reading lights for the GIV. The company is working on certification for wash lighting on other jets, including the Citation 550. B/E has also begun marketing two other new LED products.

April 2, 2007 - 12:42pm

In May, Audio International, a DeCrane Aircraft company, and Avtec reached an agreement that allows Audio International to distribute Avtec’s cabin-lighting products in conjunction with Audio International’s in-flight entertainment and cabin-management systems. “This long-term affiliation strengthens the market reach for both companies,” said Avtec marketing manager Nate Breindel.

March 28, 2007 - 7:12am

Heads Up Technologies of Carrollton, Texas, is providing upwash, downwash, aisle and toe-kick LED lighting as standard equipment in Cessna’s Citation X, XLS and Excel production aircraft. Work lights and accent lights in the galley make use of the same technology. The LED system was on display last year in the Citation XLS and Citation X aircraft on static display at the NBAA Convention.

March 28, 2007 - 7:08am

B/E Aerospace has received an STC for after-market installation of direct and indirect LED lighting in the Cessna Citation 500 series. The Citation 500 STC is the latest step in the certification of the company’s LED system. The company has already provided LED lighting for installation in more than 50 aircraft, including Boeing Business Jets, Challengers, Falcons, Gulfstreams, Merlins and Sabreliners.

March 19, 2007 - 10:53am

Emteq is a lighting specialist, but don’t call it “Emteq Light.” The New Berlin, Wis.-based systems integrator and FAA certification specialist is becoming a major player. Most recently it reached an agreement for the purchase of airborne lighting systems specialist Flight Components AG of Bachenbulach, Switzerland.

March 15, 2007 - 10:58am

The slightly worn helicopter searchlight at the Vectorbeam Technologies booth (No. 4101) illustrates not wear and tear from normal operations but the punishment that the unit went through during RTCA DO-160E testing, including lightning tests.

 
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