Astronics

Wind Cones


L-806 Wind Cone

The L-806 Wind Cone provides visual indication of wind direction and velocity at a location on an airfield.

Data Sheet (.pdf)

Product Information

Intertek 57x80FAA AC 150/5345-27 (current edition)
ETL Certified

Application

The L-806 wind cone is used on smaller airfields and heliports and as supplemental wind indicators near runway touchdown areas on large airfields.

Features

  • Available externally lighted, internally lighted, or unlighted.
  • LED or halogen lamps.
  • The LED models feature:
    • 50,000 to 100,000 hour lamp life, virtually maintenance free.
    • Multiple lamp circuits for improved reliability.
    • 80-90% less power consumption than halogen lamps.
    • A long-life LED obstruction light.
    • Integral power adapter on series-circuit models
  • Incandescent L-810 obstruction light included on halogen-lighted models.
  • Size 1 (18” diameter x 8’ long) wind sock.
  • 1.9 inch diameter steel pole with frangible coupling at base.
  • One piece welded aluminum basket with pre-installed bearings.
  • Raincaps protect the bearings from weather.
  • May be mounted directly to an L-867 light base, 2 inch NPT baseplate (sold separately).
  • The nylon sock is treated for rot, mildew, and water repellency.
  • Powder-coat painted international orange.

L-807 Wind Cone

The L-807 Wind Cone provides visual indication of wind direction and velocity at a location on an airfield. FAA Size 2 wind cones are used at the central location on the airfield. FAA Size 1 wind cones are used on smaller airfields and heliports.

Data Sheet (.pdf)

Product Information

Intertek 57x80FAA AC 150/5345-27 (current edition)
ETL Certified
ICAO: Annex 14, Vol. 1, para. 5.1.1 (Size 2 only)

Application

The L-806 and L-807 Wind Cone Light Kit illuminates the inside surface of the wind cone sock, resulting in superior night-time visibility over conventional external lighting.

Features

  • Available externally lighted, internally lighted, or unlighted.
  • LED or halogen lamps.
  • The LED models feature:
    • 50,000 to 100,000 hour lamp life, virtually maintenance free.
    • Multiple lamp circuits for improved reliability.
    • 80-90% less power consumption than halogen lamps.
    • A long-life LED obstruction light.
    • Integral power adapter on series-circuit models
  • Incandescent L-810 obstruction light included on halogen-lighted models.
  • Size 1 (18” diameter x 8’ long) or Size 2 (36” x 12’ long) wind sock.
  • The pole is center-hinged, with 4” diameter steel on the bottom, and 3” diameter steel on the top.
  • A center-mounted braked winch allows 1-person maintenance.
  • The four anchor bolts are a one-piece welded assembly, ready to drop in the ground.
  • The aluminum basket is welded, one piece, with pre-installed bearings.
  • Raincaps protect the bearings from weather.
  • The nylon sock is treated for rot, mildew and water repellency.
  • Powder coat painted international orange.

Wind Cone Light Kit

The L-806 and L-807 Wind Cone Light Kit illuminates the inside surface of the wind cone sock, resulting in superior night-time visibility over conventional external lighting.

Data Sheet (.pdf)

Product Information

The product features for the wind cone light kit include:

  • Available for Size 1 (18”) and Size 2 (36”) baskets.
  • Available in 120 VAC or 6.6 AMP versions.
  • Designed to fit all major manufacturer’s wind cones.
  • Simple installation - the light assembly attaches to the basket with 2 clamps, and the electrical feed assembly attaches to the top of the pole.
  • The LED models feature:
    • 50,000 to 100,000 hour lamp life, virtually maintenance-free.
    • Independent lamp circuits, for improved reliability.
    • 35 to 110 VA power consumption, only 15-20% of a typical non-LED external light.
    • Optional long-life LED obstruction light
  • The halogen models have two 100 watt lamps on Size 1, three 100 watt lamps on Size 2, 2000 hour typical lamp life.
  • Available with or without a single or double L-810 obstruction light.
  • Significant reduction in power consumption over conventional external lighting.