Accession Number : ADD012067

Title :   Diffuse Incandescent Runway Marker Light Apparatus for Overt/Covert Operation.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Task,Harry L

Report Date : 19 Nov 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A diffuse incandescent runway marker light apparatus has a housing with a visible light diffusing plate mounted in one end and an infrared light diffusing plate mounted in the other end, and a pair of incandescent light sources mounted n the housing and aimed toward the respective housing end plates. A switch, when flipped to a first position, turns on one light source for producing visible illumination and turns off the other light source. The switch, when flipped to a second position, turns off the one light source and turns on the other light source for producing infrared illumination for marking the runway for overt or covert landing operation may be selected. When the switch is flipped to a third poision, both light sources are turned off.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *MARKER LIGHTS, *INFRARED LAMPS, DUAL MODE, RUNWAYS, INCANDESCENT LAMPS, DIFFUSERS, INFRARED FILTERS, NIGHT LANDINGS, COVERT OPERATIONS, WHITE LIGHT

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE