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temporary and permanent landing zones

Certain types of military operations require to arrange night landing in remote areas. Night landings are usually conducted on helipad landing zone or airstrip. Depending on duration of the mission landing zone might require to be illuminated either permanently (semi-permanently) or temporarily.

S4GA portable lighting is an ideal solution in case of temporary landing zones. In case if army requires fixed solution that can be used alternatively to conventional (wired) lighting our customers often choose hybrid AGL.

temporary landing zone lighting

S4GA Portable Lighting is designed to operate in most challenging meteorological conditions. Lightweight and robust lighting units can convert any pre-surveyd area in temporary helipad landing zone within few minutes.

Man portable units are oftenly used to mark drop zones, temporary airstrips. Lights provide clear visual guidance for fixed- and rotary-wing aircrafts at night and in low visibility conditions at distances of up to 5 km (2.7 NM).

Portable lighting units are equipped with IR LED and can support all types of operations including: covert, non-covert and FLIR. Lighting units are equipped with photo-cell thus enabling them to operate in fully autonomous – dusk-till-dawn mode.

Other applications include: medevac pads, temporary runways, taxiways, obstruction marking.

permanent airfield lighting system

When there is a need to arrange permanent landing site in remote area – our customers choose S4GA Hybrid Airfield Lighting.

S4GA Hybrid Airfield Lighting is fully off-grid system that can operate anywhere in the World. It consists of independent solar-powered lighting units and offers wireless control and real-time monitoring. Hybrid lighting at 2.000 m runway can be installed within few hours.

Hybrid AGL can operate independently of electrical grid for months. In case of substantial number of sunless days lighting units can be rechargeed using portable charging stations.


Products overview

Temporary Helicopter Landing ZoneSee case

Air Ambulance Helicopter BaseSee case

Customers’ opinions

  • Polish Air Ambulance
    Robert Gałązkowski, Director
    The S4GA hybrid helipad lighting system has been succesfully installed. The necessary measurements and helicopter reference flight has been performed as well as approval of CAA
  • Momtaz Engineering
    Abdullatiff Algabassi, Executive Manager
    I would like to confirm that S4GA company has successful executed Hybrid Airfield Ground Lighting delivery for military airport located in Libya
  • Polish Military Forces
    Tomasz Hoffman, Commanding Officer
    During the performance of the contract S4GA demonstrated professional execution of ordered supplies

robust lighting for temporary landing zones

Our customers choose S4GA portable lighting when it is required secure critical infrastructure for night operations. S4GA portable lighting is ICAO and FAA compliant. It is an ideal solution to illuminate temporary landing zones for both fixed- and rotary-wing aircrafts. Visual range of S4GA portable lighting reaches 5km. Portable lighting set is safely contained in a secured box which allows to transport lights anywhere. If you require mobile lights that can be deployed in minutes or if you are going to use lights ocasionally – portable lighting will definetely meet your needs.

Customers that are looking for permanent lighting system usually choose hybrid lighting system instead of portable. Hybrid lighting system cost 3-5x less than conventional (wired) lighting. Hybrid system is controlled and monitored wirelessly and consists of independent lighting units. There is no need to build complicated electrical circuit which significantly lowers overall cost of Hybrid AGL. Less complex system makes it easier to maintain and troubleshoot such system.

Products overview

Portable lightingSee products
Hybrid lightingSee products