____SCB eco-light - Heliports________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Arise from the need to provide the pilot of a message immediately noticeable, that aids in a critical path, even in low visibility conditions and in the presence of other moving vehicles. The aircraft equipped with transponders, or other means to communicate through radio frequency, or even a simple enabled phone to send text messages, sends its data identification, position, velocity and / or direction and makes contact with the unit master on the ground, able to incorporate the information, process it and transmit it to other nodes to generate a visible light signal from the pilot.
AC 150/5345-50B - Specification for Portable Runway and
Taxiway Lights (20 settembre 2007);
Regolamento per la Costruzione e l'Esercizio degli Aeroporti
- 2° Ed. - Emendamento 4 del 30 gennaio 2008;
SCB Eco Lights are successfully installed and tested on
the following airports, airfields and heliports: •Lido of
Venice Airport (Venice)
SCB TLOF (Touchdown and Lift-Off Area)
The SCB TLOF lights delimit the load bearing area of any shape on which it is intended that the helicopter shall land on from, and take off to. It may form an integral part of the FATO or be situated apart from the FATO depending on the disposition of the site.
The SCBs are fixed lights showing green.
SCB FATO (Final Approach Take Off)
The SCBs are fixed lights showing white.
SCB TEL (Taxiway Edge Lights)
The SCBs are fixed lights showing blue.