cannot align himself with the beam of the glide angle
(5) Drive ground rod and connect grounding cable
approach light, the marker light intensity may be
to grounding lug on generator.
temporarily increased, using the regulator controls until
5. Operating Procedure. After the lighting circuit has
the pilot receives the proper guidance, then reduced to
been completed and checked, the light se may be put
into operation. The procedure of putting the lighting set
into operation is as follows:
After installation, the lighting
equipment should be inspected weekly to keep the lights
a. Turn the control switch on the current
Lenses, lamps, hoods, cones,
regulator to the Off position.
approach light, and fixture assemblies should be
cleaned monthly. Lenses, hoods, fixture assemblies,
b. Start the generator (see Appendix A and/o DA
cones, and clamping rings are not repairable, and must
Pamp. 310-4 for appropriate generator TM)
be replaced if damaged.
Appendix B contains
Turn the control switch on the current
regulator from the Off position to a point which give the
lamp brightness desired, depending upon security
restrictions and atmospheric conditions. In combat area,
if conditions are such that the pilot
Section III. LIGHT SET, OPERATIONAL AREA, AIRCRAFT: 1/2 KW
SUPPLEMENTARY EQUIPMENT ,HELIPORT: PORTABLE
a. Light Set, Operational Area, Aircraft: 1/ KW.
lights through the control panel. The panel has 4 output
terminals, two of which supply power to the marker
(1)This set provides portable equipment
floodlight and the glide angle approach light circuits.
for lighting a heliport in combat and noncombat areas It
The voltage outputs of these two terminals may be
includes a 1/2 KW engine generator, a control panel,
varied independently. A third output terminal supplies
marker floodlights, mounting stakes, rubber covered
power at the generator voltage to the transformer
serving the aircraft traffic light.
a glide angle approach light and an aircraft traffic light.
light, and ail craft traffic light are identical to those
furnished i the runway light set.
Figure 46. KW engine generator