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A704 Solar MIRL Runway Lights

Runway edge, runway threshold and runway end lights

A704 solar MIRL runway lights meet FAA and ICAO requirements for medium intensity runway edge, runway threshold, runway end and simple approach lighting. The light is available in 3 battery sizes enabling up to 1000 hours of runtime and worldwide use. The A704 solar runway light is lower cost than traditional runway lighting — with no sacrifice in quality, durability or service.

 

Powered by high-endurance batteries designed for aerospace with a lifetime of over 2500 cycles, our airfield lighting products are built to last for over 20 years, with no maintenance for 7 years on average. When it’s time to perform maintenance, we’ve made the process easy (less than 3 minutes per light) so your runway stays operational without interruption.

 

Applications

  • Runway edge lights
  • Runway threshold lights
  • Runway end lights
  • Simple approach lighting

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Compliant to International Lighting Standards

  • FAA L-861 MIRL
  • FAA L-860 LIRL
  • FAA L-862
  • FAA L-863 portable
  • ICAO non-precision
  • ICAO non-instrument
  • TP 312
  • CASA MIRL
  • UFC MIRL
  • NATO STANAG

 

Features

  • 3-step pilot control (10, 30, 100%)
  • 5-step ground control (2.5, 5, 10, 30, 100%)
  • Under 14″ installed height
  • Built-in carrying handle
  • Dusk-to-dawn autonomous mode
  • Infrared output for NVG operations

 

Advanced Design

  • Improved optical efficiency with the latest LEDs
  • High-efficiency monocrystalline solar panels
  • Reduced standby power consumption
  • Multiple battery sizes for best value-for-performance

 

Easy Installation

Limited crew, no trenching, no airfield interruptions. Just place the A704 and it emits light dusk-to-dawn while maintaining its battery. Optional wireless control provides on-demand operation from up to 2.5 miles / 4 km away.

 

Low Maintenance

The A704 integrates solar panels, battery, electronics and LED light source into a compact, stand-alone unit requiring minimal maintenance for 7 years.

 

Reliable

The Energy Management System (EMS) monitors all operations to provide consistent output in the harshest environments. Testing to ICAO, FAA and MIL specifications ensures high performance for many years.

 

Trusted

With thousands of installations worldwide, Flash Technology solar LED lights operate year-round at over 500 airports and military bases.

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    Optical
    High-powered LEDs meet IES LM-80 lumen maintenance, ensuring consistent photometrics for life of product
    ICAO, SAE25050 (FAA), and FAA EB 67 compliant chromaticity
    NVG-compatible infrared LEDs
    Steady-on and flash
    Weight
    Compact: 11 lbs (4.9 kg)
    Standard: 15 lbs (6.7 kg)
    Large: 23 lbs (10.5 kg)
    Solar Panel
    High-efficiency cells with blocking diodes
    Maximum power point tracking with temperature compensation (MPPT-TC) for optimal energy collection in all solar conditions
    Battery
    Compact (60X): 4.2V, 15 Ahr
    Standard (96E): 4.2V, 24 Ahr
    Large (200BC): 4.2V, 50 Ahr
    Pure-lead VRLA AGM battery with manufacturer operating range -65 to 80 °C (-85 to 176 °F)
    Onboard battery status
    Designed for 5+ year battery life; Replaceable and recyclable
    Optional port for battery charging and cabled operation
    2500 cycles or 7-year lifetime on average
    Energy Management System (EMS)
    Intelligent, microprocessor EMS
    On-board diagnostics and datalogger
    Push button interface for local control
    Autonomous (dusk-to-dawn), temporary and emergency modes
    Automatic Light Control (ALC)
    When enabled, automatically adjusts to low levels of sunlight to ensure continued operation
    Construction
    Premium, UV-resistant polycarbonate lens (jet blast-resistant glass lens available)
    Powder-coated aluminum and polycarbonate chassis with integrated handle
    Waterproof, vented battery compartment
    Temperature
    -30 to 50 ºC (-22 to 122 ºF) Optimal
    -40 to 80 ºC (-40 to 176 ºF) Maximum
    Wind & Ice Loading
    644 kph (400 mph) wind; 0.03 psi (22 kg/m2) ice
    Shock & Vibration
    MIL-STD-202G and MIL-STD-810G
    Ingress
    EN 60529 IP 67 immersion
    MIL-STD-202G immersion & damp heat cycling
    MIL-STD-810G rain & salt fog
    Compliance
    ICAO MIRL (Annex 14, Vol. 1, 5.3.9.9)
    FAA L-861 MIRL (AC 150/5345-46, EB67)
    FAA L-861E & L-861SE MIRL (AC 150/5345-46, EB67)
    FAA L-860 LIRL (AC 150/5345-46, EB67)
    FAA L-863 Portable (AC 150/5345-50)

     

    Configuration

    ModelColorBattery SizeLensControlCharge Port
    A704
    White/IR
    White/Yellow/IR
    Red/ Green/IR
    Green/IR
    Yellow/IR
    Red/IR
    Compact
    Standard
    Large
    Polycarbonate
    Glass
    Non-wireless
    Wireless
    None
    Charge Port
    Military Charge Port

    Compliance

    FAA logo

    FAA L-861, L-862
    Intertek infrared (IR) testing
    FCC part 15:2010 class B compliance

    ICAO logo

    ICAO non-precision runway edge light
    ICAO low intensity types A and B

    ICAO logo

    Transport Canada TP 312 non-precision runway edge light

    CE logo

    CE A650 compliance

    National Technical Systems logo

    NTS explosive atmosphere compliance

    Environment Associates logo

    Humidity testing
    Immersion testing
    Shock testing
    Temperature testing
    Vibration testing

     

    Datasheet

    A704 datasheet

     

    Current Manual

    A704 manual
    Manuals for older product revisions can be found in the Knowledge Base.