Runway Threshold/End, Edge and Centreline Lights

 UK/European Runway

Lighting

ADB Airfield Lighting Ltd

ADB BPE Bi Directional Elevated Runway Edge Light

ADB BPE Runway Light at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, Russia.

ADB FED-2-200=CM/C Inset Bi-Directional, Airfield/Airport Runway Edge Light with 2 x 6.6a 105w MR16 Dichroic Tungsten Halogen Airfield Lamps

ADB FTH-1-200-G Inset Uni-Directional, Airfield/Airport Runway Threshold/Wingbar Light with 2 x 6.6a 105w MR16 Dichroic Tungsten Halogen Airfield Lamps in Series.

ADB FTH-1-300-G Inset Uni-Directional, Airfield/Airport Runway Threshold/Wingbar Light with 3 x 6.6a 105w MR16 Dichroic Tungsten Halogen Airfield Lamps in Series.

ADB FRC Airfield/Airport Runway Centreline Light. for 2 x MR16 6.6a 105w Dichroic Halogen Airfield Lamps. this Light shows White and Red  the White is to show the beginning of the Runway Centreline, and the Red is illuminated to warn Pilots using the Runway at the opposite Direction they are approaching the end of the Runway. This light operates Both Lamps in Series on the Single Circuit.

ADB FRC Airfield/Airport Runway Centreline Light. for 2 x MR16 6.6a 105w Dichroic Halogen Airfield Lamps, This Light show White Light, and each Lamp operates Independently to shine in one Direction (Uni-Directional) along the Active Runway to Approaching Aircraft, when the Aircraft operates on the Opposite Direction the Second Lamp is then Illuminated to shine in the Opposite Direction and the first Lamp is then extinguished


ADB FTZ Airfield/Airport Runway Touchdown Zone Light With Clear Prism Lens for 1 x MR16 6.6a 105w Dichroic Halogen Airfield Lamp.

ADB FTZ Airfield/Airport Runway Stopbar/End Lights With Red Prism Lens for 1 x MR16 6.6a 105w Dichroic Halogen Airfield Lamp.s

Note these Lights are actually a Runway Touchzown Zone Lights but uses a Red Prism Lens instead of a Clear Lens, see above, These Light is also available with Green or Yellow Lens for  Runway Threshold/Wingbar Lights (Green) and for Rapid Exit Taxiway Lights (Both Green & Yellow).

AEG or Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft AG

(German for "General Electricity Company")

Here you see a AEG Startbahn Feuer Light (Runway Light as used for Highway Airfields during the Cold War, this Light would be mounted on a Baseplate mounted on the edge of the Highway in Germany the Autobahn and were connected in Parallel with a Loop in Loop Out by means of 2 x twist-lock Connectors. these Lights were popularly used by NATO forces in Germany to establish a Emergency/Temporary Airbase in the event of World War III to allow Troop and Equipment movements, especially if the military Airbase was destroyed by a Soviet Nuclear Weapon.

Top Side View of the Temporary Runway Light showing one of the Light Optics and Connector (under the Orange Protective Cap this Light has a Bi Directional Beam, showing light both sides of the Light to light the Emergancy/Temporary Runway.

The Label Translates as

AEG
Runway light
Part no. 272 901 537  12 volts 15 watts
Type TRF 80
Serial No. 002

Photo Showing the AEG Emergency Runway Lights in use on the Autobahn A29 near city of Ahlhorn During a NATO Exercise during the Cold War.

Air-Field Lighting Ltd (Alstom Ltd)

Air Field Ltd (Alstom) ZA126/3 NATO Airfield Runway Threshold Light with 25mm Threaded Stem for a J1/39 G6.35 Halogen Airfield Lamp

Air Field Ltd (Alstom) ZA126/3 NATO Airfield Runway End/Side Row Barrette Light with 25mm Threaded Stem for a J1/39 G6.35 Halogen Airfield Lamp

Air Field Ltd (Alstom) ZA415/3 NATO Airfield Runway Edge Light with 25mm Threaded Stem for a J1/39 G6.35 Halogen Airfield Lamp

ALSTOM Transmission & Distribution (Airport Lighting Division) now ATG Airports Ltd

Alstom ZA163 Elevated Airport Runway Edge Light with 25mm O/D Stem for a PK30d Airfield Lamp

Alstom ZA426 High intensity uni-directional elevated Runway Threshold/Wingbar Light with M32 "32mm" Threaded Stem Mounting.

GEC Electrical Projects Ltd (GEC Airport Lighting Ltd / CEGELEC)

GEC Cold War ZA106/2-G Unidirectional Airfield Runway Threshold Light with Green Spreader Glass and 22mm Threaded Stem for 100 watt BA20s type Incandescent Airfield Lamps

GEC Cold War ZA106/2-W Unidirectional Airfield Runway Edge Light with Clear Spreader Glass and 22mm Threaded Stem for 100 watt BA20s type Incandescent Airfield Lamps.

GEC ZA126/3 Military Airfield Runway Threshold Light with 25mm Threaded Stem for a J1/39 G6.35 Halogen Airfield Lamp

GEC ZA415 NATO ZA415 Uni-Directional Elevated Runway Edge Light, This Light is designed as a Part of the NATO's HILV (High Intensity Low Visiblility) Runway Lighting where there is Poor weather conditions and Wartime Operations, on UK's RAF/USAF Airbases.

These Lights are mpined in Pairs one Each lighting each Direction along the Runways example.

Pair of GEC ZA415's as used for Uni-Directional Runway Edge Lighting Systems

Holophane Type LE/40/2, Air Ministry War Department, Runway Light from the 1940's (Airfield Unknown) this Light is used for Runway Lighting, and is fitted with a Siemens/Ediswan 30.8 volt 6.6 amp (200 watt) EL-55 Airfield Lamp.

Idman Airfield Lighting (Safegate Group)

Idman "Airfield Lighting" Runway Guard Light, aka "Wig-Wags", this light uses 2 x Amber Optical Light unit which flash Alternatively to warn Pilots to stop and hold to get Permission from the ATC (Air Traffic Control) Tower, before they enter the Runway. Unfortunately this did not come with the Flasher unit however one could be made for this Runway Guard Light

 Luminaire Spares Ltd

Luminaire Spares Ltd LR23/B Inset Low Intensity Omnidirectional Runway Light as used on RAF Airfields during the Cold War

 Thorn Airfield Lighting Ltd (Safegate)

Thorn EL-ATT Airfield/Airport Runway Threshold Light. for a HLX64342 J1/80 PK30d Halogen Airfield Lamp

Thorn EL-ATW Elevated Runway Wingbar Light with Green Dichroic Filter for a HLX64342 J1/80 PK30d Halogen Airfield Lamp

Thorn HIR4/4 Bi Directional Runway Edge Light for AF7/2 (J1/37) Airfield Lamp for 32mm Diameter Spigot coupler

Thorn EL-EAH Elevated Runway Edge Light with 6.6a 150w PK30d Halogen Airfield Lamp with Red and Amber Glass Filters for optional Runway Caution (Amber) / Runway End Lighting (Red), Other Optional Glass Filters include Green for Runway Threshold Lighting) and Blue for Taxiway Edge/Runway Starter Lighting.

Thorn INL-RE Inset Bi-Directional, Airfield/Airport Runway Edge Light with 2 x 6.6a 105w MR16 Dichroic Tungsten Halogen Airfield Lamps

 US/Canadian/Chinese/Australian Runway Lights

US ADB "SEPCO" (Special Electrical Products COmpany) L-861/E Medium Intensity Runway Light with Green/Red globe, Lit, for 6.6 amp 45 watt Tungsten Halogen Airport Lamp as used to mark the Runway Threshold and End, on Medium/Large Civil Airports and Military Airbases with Precision IFR runways.

US ADB SEPCO (Specialised Electrical Products CO.) Type L-861: Medium Intensity Runway Light with clear globe, used to mark the runway edges,  on Small Private airports and Military Airbases with non-precision IFR runways

Vintage A.G.A. (American Gas Accumulator) Company, Airfield Runway End/Threshold light from the 1940's as used by the USAF for Emergency/Temporary Airfields

ALNACO (Airport Lighting & Navigational Aids Company), Low Intensity Airfield Runway End/Threshold and Runway Edge lights as used on Small and Private Airports in the US

These Lights are designed to use normal 40 watt Light Bulbs instead of specifically designed Airfield Lamps, and designed to be wired on a Parallel Circuit using their 120 volt Mains Supply, instead of the 6.6 amp series Circuit as commonly used on Airports and Airfields Worldwide

Crouse & Hinds HRL Elevated Runway Edge Lights for 6.6a 200w P28s Airport Lamp

This Light is a Ex USAF C2 Type which came from Amarillo Air Force Base, Texas, USA

Crouse & Hinds HRL Elevated Runway Edge Lights for 6.6a 200w P28s Airport Lamp

This Light is a L819 Type to meet the Federal Aviation Standards on Civillian Airports

Crouse and Hinds HRLQ Runway Edge Light for 6.6a 150w GY-GZ9.5 Airport Lamp

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Later Crouse and Hinds Airport Lighting Products "CHALP" HRLQ/5 Runway Edge Light for 6.6a 120w GY-GZ9.5 Airport Lamp

1980's Chinese Elevated Runway Edge Light with a Amber Filter for Caution of Runway End

Australian GEC V7/748 Unidirectional Hi Intensity Runway Edge Light for BA20s Lamps

US ALCO (Airport Lighting Company) L-861: Medium Intensity Runway Light with Clear & Amber globe

This Airport Light is Commonly used as a Runway Edge Light also to warn of  the remaining 2000 feet mark the runway,  on Small Private airports and Military Airbases with non-precision IFR runways

Here you see a Crouse & Hinds L861 Runway Threshold Light with Half Green/Half Opaque Globe, for a EXM 6.6 amp 45 watt Tungsten Halogen Airport Lamp, the Green Side is designed to show the beginning of the Runway where the Opaque Side is to eliminate Confusion to Pilots Taking-Off/Landing on the opposite end this light is also used as a Wingbar Light on Runways with Displaced Thresholds. This Light is mounted on a 20 inch Long Column but is missing the Base spigot and Plate.

Here you see a Airport Lighting Company (ALCO) Inc. USAF type M-1 Offset Elevated Light with Yellow Globe for 6.6 amp 30 or 45 watt P28s type Airfield Lamps. This ALCO type M-1 Light provides Low Profile lighting for military airfields. The low profile minimises damage due to aircraft drag parachutes which are used to slow landing aircraft. This M-1 light is specially Designed to be used on Nuclear Airbases where the low Swept Wings of B52 Bombers, would overhang the Taxiway Edges, which could damage a standard L861 type Runway Edge Light.

These M-1 lights (with Blue Lens) are specially Designed to be used on Nuclear Airbases where the low Swept Wings of B52 Bombers, would overhang the Taxiway Edges, which could damage a standard L861T type Taxiway Edge Light. USAF No MIL-L-7082, NATO Stock Number 6210-00-284-1462.

US Crouse & Hinds USAF Type M-1 offset type Medium Intensity Runway Edge Light

This M-1 type  Runway Edge Light provides Low Profile lighting for military airfields. The low profile minimises damage due to aircraft drag parachutes which are used to slow landing aircraft.

The M-1 light with the Blue Globe is also specially Designed to be used as a Taxiway Edge Light on Nuclear Airbases where the low Swept Wings of B52 Bombers, would overhang the Taxiway Edges, which could damage a standard L861T type Taxiway Edge Light.

USAF No MIL-L-7082,  and NATO Stock Number (N.S.N.) 6210-00-284-1462

US Crouse & Hinds Inset Touch Town Zone Light with Seating Base

This Light is designed to light the Touchdown Zone Area of a Category II, and III Runways as Part of the All Weather Operations

US Manairco L-861: Medium Intensity Runway Light with clear globe, used to mark the runway edges,  on Small Private airports and Military Airbases with non-precision IFR runways


US Manairco L-861: Medium Intensity Runway Light with Green/Red globe, used to mark the Runway Threshold and End,  on Small Private airports and Military Airbases with non-precision IFR runways

US Manairco L-861: Medium Intensity Runway Threshold Light with Green Aysymetric globe, used to mark the runway Thresholds, on Small Private airports and Military Airbases with non-precision IFR runways

US Manairco L-861: Medium Intensity Runway Light with Red globe, used to mark the runway End, on Small Private airports and Military Airbases with non-precision IFR runways

Ex U.S.A.F. Multi Electric Mfg Inc, Military C-2 type Runway Edge Light with Base Mounting for 6.6a 200w MPF Incandescent Airport Lamps.

Ex United States Air Force. National Airport Equipment Co, Military MB-1 Runway Edge Light for Runway Edge Lighting on Runways over 200 feet wide, on Nuclear Bomber Bases, for 20a 500w Bi Post Incandescent Airport Lamp.

Ex United States Air Force. National Airport Equipment Co, Military MB-1 Runway  Light with Red and Green Filters for Runway End/Threshold Lighting for 20a 500w Bi Post Incandescennt Airport Lamp.

USAF MB1 Light showing the Lamp

(actually this Lamp is a GE 500/T20/63 - DVG 120v 500w Studio Lamp)

Lit as a Runway Edge / Runway Threshold / Runway End

Here you see the Label on the base of the light, the details are as follows

LIGHT, MARKER, AIRPORT

TYPE MB-1

NSN-6210-299-4610

NATIONAL CAT. NO. DL9000

CONT. NO. DLA-400-78-C 3445

NATIONAL AIRPORT EQUP CO

MPLS.. MN.. U.S.A.

U.S.

Ex United StatesAir Force. National Airport Equipment Co, Military C-1 Runway Edge Light for 6.6a 200 to 210w P28s Incandescennt Airport Lamp.

Here you see the Label on the base of the light, the details are as follows

LIGHT, MARKER, AIRPORT

TYPE C-1

NSN-6210-00-548-0129

NATIONAL CAT. NO. DL8000

CONT. NO. DLA-400-78-C 2481

NATIONAL AIRPORT EQUP CO MPLS.. MN..

U.S.A.

U.S.

National Airport Equipment Co, L-891 Runway Edge Light for 6.6a 45w P28s Incandescennt Airport Lamp.

Orlotronics Corporation EAF Field Status Light

Here you see a Military – EALS, (Expeditionary Airfield Lighting System), Airport Status Light Fitting with Green Filter. It came with GE Q6.6APAR56/2 6.6 amp 200 watt PAR-56 Halogen Airport Sealed Beam Lamp. (For Constant Current series wired lighting systems as used at Airports).

The Expeditionary Airfield Lighting System (EALS). Is a Temporary Airfield, Helicopter Pad and Runway Lighting System, designed specifically to meet ICAO, CAA, FAA and NATO standards, especially in Disaster Areas, War Zones and Humanitarian Evacuation Areas, and other areas where a Temporary Airport is needed especially if the existing Airport is unusable example a War Zone, where the Airport may be Occupied by the Enemy or the Runways have been damaged etc.

Ex U.S.A.F. Westinghouse, Military C-1 Runway Edge Light for 6.6a 200 to 210w P28s Incandescennt Airport Lamp.

Light Plate showing the Details and Specifications etc.

Unknown L-860 Runway Light for op

Here you see a Unknown L-860 Low Intensity Runway Light with Plastic Red Dome for mounting on 1 inch Diameter Stakes for direct connection to the 120 volt Mains Supply, as would be used on Small/Private Airports. This Light uses a 25 or 40 watt Filament Lamp with E26 or Medium (E27/ES) Cap

Soviet Runway Lighting

Ex Warsaw Pact/Soviet Air Force Inset Runway Threshold Light

Here you see a Ex Soviet Bloc Inset Runway Threshold Light, from Tesla "TEchnika SLAboproudá", The Light is a Uni-Directional Light fitted with a 6.6a 200w PK30d Halogen Airfield Lamp,  the light Shows Green Light via inner Glass filters, this, and can only be seen by Aircraft Landing, to indicate of Beginning of the Runway. With the Green Filters Removed this Light can be used as a Inset High Intensity Approach Light on Runways with Displaced Thresholds and with Red Filters can be used as a Inset Side Row Barrette Approach or Inset Runway End Light.

This Light came from Berlin-Schönefeld Airport, which was owned by Soviet Military Administration in Germany, based there were East German Airlines (Aeroflot and Interflug) and the Soviet Air Forces, this light was manufactured at the Tesla factory in Czechoslovakia during the Cold War.

EX Warsaw Pact/Soviet Air Force Combined Elevated Dual High Intensity with Low Intensity Airfield Runway Edge Light

Here you see a Ex Soviet Bloc Runway Edge Light Combination, from Tesla "TEchnika SLAboproudá", The Centre Light is a standard Runway Edge Light fitted with a 6.6a 45w P28s Filament Airfield Lamp, which was used during Peaceful and normal weather Conditions, and the two Yellow Lights are High Intensity Uni-Directional Lights fitted with 6.6a 100w PK30d Halogen Airfield Lamps which are used in Poor Weather and in War Situations where the light is Obscured, and can only be seen by Aircraft Taking Off and Landing, for example if enemy Aircraft are approaching the Airfield they cannot see the Runway Lights unless they are on the Correct Approach Pattern. This Light was used as a Part of an All Weather Operational Runway Lighting system on Soviet Bloc Air Bases during the Cold War

This Light came from Berlin-Schönefeld Airport, which was owned by Soviet Military Administration in Germany, based there were East German Airlines (Aeroflot and Interflug) and the Soviet Air Forces, this light was manufactured at the Tesla factory in Czechoslovakia during the Cold War.

EX Warsaw Pact/Soviet Air Force Elevated Runway End Light

Here you see a Ex Soviet Bloc Runway End Light, from Tesla "TEchnika SLAboproudá", The Light is a Omni-Directional Light fitted with a 6.6a 100w P28s Filament Airfield Lamp, which was used during Peaceful and normal weather Conditions, Also fitted is a Aluminium Shield to Obscure the Light from Approaching Aircraft where the light Shows Red via inner Glass Dome, this, and can only be seen by Aircraft Landing, to warn of the Rnd of the Runway.

This Light came from Berlin-Schönefeld Airport, which was owned by Soviet Military Administration in Germany, based there were East German Airlines (Aeroflot and Interflug) and the Soviet Air Forces, this light was manufactured at the Tesla factory in Czechoslovakia during the Cold War.

 
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