Helideck Solar Wind Cone

Helideck Solar Wind Cone

Complies with:

  • ICAO Annex 14 Volume 2, 5.1.1.

With over 50 years experience in the design, manufacture and delivery of internally lighted wind cones, the Solar Series Permanent Elevated Helipad S188 LED Wind Cone is the most proven and most installed off grid solution in the market. Operating on all continents in the most demanding environments, industry’s toughest clients rely on the Solar Series Permanent Elevated Helipad S188 LED Wind Cones for civil and defense operations.  Backed by the best warranty in the industry. Aviation Renewables provide both standard and custom designed solar LED wind cone solutions for airports, runways, helipads and manufacturing facilities.

The Solar Series Permanent Elevated Helipad S188 Wind Cone includes intelligently engineered aluminum tilt-pole with a patented aluminum swivel system that is designed to facilitate easy installation and servicing by a single person with no electrical infrastructure requirements.  Unlike many competing manufacturers that require two concrete pads the integrated tower and power system of the Solar Series S188 only requires one mounting point saving time and cost.


  • Radio Control with covert and overt operating capabilities
  • Internal LED luminaires for visible and infrared lighting
  • Optional visible and infrared LED obstruction lighting
  • 18” basket with 8’ long windsock
  • Optional fuse bolts for frangibility
  • Patented swivel design for years of trouble free service
  • Stand alone dusk till dawn system with zero maintenance or energy costs
  • Rugged, reliable and proven operation
  • Operates in all environments with the most extensive customer list in the industry
  • 100 watt mono crystalline solar panel
  • 100 AHr lead acid battery
  • Immediate increase to safety of operations for take off and landings
  • Backed by a 3 year product warranty


  • International defense forces (NATO)
  • International airports
  • Humanitarian aid organizations
  • Law Enforcement
  • Oil and Gas facilities
  • Private heliport
Elevated Helipad Solar LED Wind Cone ICAO Annex 14 Volume 2, Section 5.1.1.
Obstruction Light 3 options – No Light, Visible L810, Visible+IR L810
Internal Light 12W cool white LED luminaire
Output 580 lumens at source
Configuration Internally lit
LED Life Expectancy Up to 60,000 hours
Operation Profile Dusk to Dawn
Configuration Counter-weighted Aluminum tilt pole with single concrete base
Overall Height 17’9” standard, custom heights available
Tilt Mechanism Counter-balanced tilt at 4’6”
Swivel Patented maintenance-free sealed aluminum swivel
Mounting Aluminum base plate with 4-bolt pattern for concrete mount. 3⁄4″ hot dipped galvanized anchor bolts
Frangibility Optional ICAO and FAA certified frangible fuse bolt mounting system
Sock Dimensions 18” x 8’
Fabric Polyethylene coated colorfast 4.5oz nylon Orange/White, Solid Orange or custom
Configuration Integrated DC solar charging system
Solar Module 100 Watt poly-crystalline panel
Battery 100 Ahr AGM sealed battery approved for air transport
Charge Controller Sealed precision micro controller with push to test button
Autonomy 5 days or greater, depending on location
RF Controller Optional Radio Frequency Controller for on/off control



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