From: Airfield Lighting and the Introduction of LED Technology, 21 Sept 11, Manchester Airport
21 September 2011 Power channel
An introduction to Airfield Ground Lighting (AGL), delivering a short history of the development of AGL from the 1940s onwards and discusses:
* the patterns seen by the modern pilot and the normal parameters of the constant current series circuit used to power such circuits.
* the acceptance and introduction of LED AGL fittings in UK
experience gained from the successful adoption of LED AGL fittings into both runway and taxiways lighting systems in the UK.
* the integration into existing circuits and the opportunities presented for alternative power supplies for LED only circuits in the future.
* The IET Power Generation, Conversion and Utilisation Network