Accession Number : AD0710982

Title :   DEVELOPMENT STUDY FOR A VFR HELIPORT STANDARD LIGHTING SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN ILL

Personal Author(s) : Morrow,T. H. , Jr

Report Date : AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 135

Abstract : The report describes a four part study directed toward a standard lighting system for heliport under visual flight rule (VFR) conditions. The investigation includes a laboratory model study, a preliminary field layout and two helipad installation tests using actual helicopter flight operations. Results were analyzed by pilot questionnaires and interims. Tentative recommendations for further testing are presented including all particulars of a heliport lighting system. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*HELIPORTS, *LIGHTING EQUIPMENT), BEACONS, VISUAL PERCEPTION, FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS, TEST METHODS, CONFIGURATION, INCANDESCENT LAMPS, APPROACH, NIGHT LANDINGS, SIMULATION, NIGHT FLIGHT, QUESTIONNAIRES, ARMY RESEARCH

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE