Accession Number:

ADA022395

Title:

FAA Lightning Protection Study: Lightning Protection Requirements for Runway Visual Range Systems.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Feb-15 Jun 75,

Corporate Author:

ROME AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER GRIFFISS AFB N Y

Report Date:

1975-06-15

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the Lightning Protection Study is to determine the degree of susceptibility of Federal Aviation Administrations solid state electronic systems to induced electromagnetic pulse effects due to lightning, and to propose protective devices adequate for these low voltage systems. This report covers the investigation of the protection required for Runway Visual Range equipments supplied by Tasker Industries and Solid State Radiations, Inc. The report consists of four chapters, introduction, description of the RVR Systems, identification of the susceptible components and specific recommendations for installation of protective devices. Appendices include a bibliography of sources used for reference participants and a listing of available devices.

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE