ARC Aviation Renewables Corp. and Conso S.A. will supply the Instituto Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil (INAC) with portable solar airfield lighting systems for the national network of civilian airports throughout Venezuela.
INAC will equip two transport trucks with mobile solar airfield lighting systems to ensure the deployment of tactical runways and heliports for emergency and contingency operations anywhere in the country in less than 12 hours. Responding to a national challenge of accessing electrical power during times of natural disaster or emergency, Aviation Renewables designed a robust, energy efficient, small footprint solar airfield lighting system by bringing together the industry leading aviation manufacturers for whom its consults. Avlite Systems of North Carolina USA, will supply the industry benchmark for defense and civilian approved portable airfield lighting solutions including a 2.4 GHz radio controlled solar powered LED runway, threshold, helipad, taxiway and obstruction lighting system. Laser Guidance Inc. the only manufacture to deploy hybrid solar battery and cable LED PAPIs, will supply tactical radio controlled LED abbreviated precision approach path indicators (APAPIs). Reginald Bennett International, the global leader in high-grade retro reflective mobile marker systems, will supply distance remaining and taxiway identification signs. The P Wedge Co Ltd Solar Series tactical wind cone and mobile GEMINI self-contained solar box from Kalitan Energy will complete the INAC portable solar airfield lighting systems requirements.
Conso C.A. President Mauricio Padron stated: "with the uncertainty of natural disasters and the urgent need for emergency aviation operations, INAC required a mobile solar airfield lighting system that was proven, rugged and designed to be used in the most challenging environments. The challenge of being without electrical infrastructure coupled with multiple power and lighting requirements made the Aviation Renewables airfield lighting solution the only and best choice". Aviation Renewables and strategic partner Avlite Systems continue to bring proven renewable airfield lighting and power solutions to South America and the Caribbean region. Airfield lighting installations in Venezuela, Guyana, Antigua, Barbados and Bahamas rely on Avlite solar airfield lighting systems. About ARC - Aviation Renewables Corp. Aviation Renewables represents manufacturers that produce green-tech and energy savings solutions for the aviation industry while acting as a centre of excellence for airports, industry stakeholders, customers and a global distribution network. Aviation Renewables combines unique technologies from leading manufacturers to create customized solutions for the benefit of the industry, environment and its global customers. For more information on renewable aviation solutions and energy efficient airfield lighting, please visit www.aviationrenewables.com About Conso C.A. - Consultores de Seguridad Operacional Conso S.A is a Venezuelan company dedicated to providing consulting in the area of aviation. Specialized in implementing aviation programs and Safety Management Systems (SMS), Conso S.A. assists clients in resolving operational problems by providing feasible alternatives which such as solar powered LED and energy efficient airfield lighting and power systems.