LED Illuminated Windcone

LED Illuminated Windcone


The internally illuminated windcone is available in two size, according to the ICAO standards (Annex 14, Vol.II, par.5.1.1) that recommends the use of at least one wind direction indicator(windcone) per heliport/helipad,illuminated in case of night operations. Standard available dimension are:

• 240 cm long fabric sock, for ground level heliport;

• 120 cm long fabric sock, for elevated heliports.

The windcone should be located to ensure a full visibility, avoiding any effects of turbulence and any disturbance to the maneuver; if not possible, two windcone should be positioned in different places.

Technical Characteristics

• zinc-plated steel structure with polyurethanic painting on polyester primer (orange RAL 2004);

• sock-holder frame turning on bearing with sliding contacts;

• dripproof projector to light the sock from inside (IP44 according to IEC 529);

• power supply 24, 230 or 120V 50/60Hz.