For Immediate Release
Victoria BC, Canada. 15 August, 2017 --/
Aviation Renewables has been awarded a turnkey contract to supply, install, train and commission a solar LED airfield lighting system in Eastern Africa. The solar LED airfield lighting system will be capable of supporting VFR, non-precision and medevac operations at a regional airport, servicing an industrial site on the southeastern seaboard of Africa. The airport consists of a paved 2,000-meter runway, two taxiways, parking apron and terminal building. After a comprehensive design and operations analysis, Aviation Renewables will deliver a complete solar LED airfield lighting system consisting of: solar LED runway edge, solar LED threshold and solar LED taxiway lighting along with two Solar Series LED PAPI systems, two solar LED windsock lighting kits, solar LED obstruction lighting and a control and monitoring system to be installed within the Air Traffic Control tower. The control and monitoring system includes a hand held 2.4 GHZ remote control network, which permits a variety of touch-screen control functions for the solar LED airfield lighting system including: on/off control, intensity selection and diagnostics for battery autonomy, network allocation, light grouping and range control.