The Airfield Ground Lighting Automation System AGLAS (2018) is ADB Safegate's state-of-the art individual lamp control and monitoring system. AGLAS provides a radical leap in performance over prior airfield power line carrier systems. The system is designed to communicate on the existing airfield series circuit power line without requiring separate dedicated cabling.
- FAA: Approved for use with SMGCS Systems. This includes both Stop Bar and Runway Guard Light control/monitoring according to AC 150/5340-28 (Current Edition); manufactured to AC 120-57 (Current Edition).
- ICAO: Complies with CAT I/II/III ICAO lamp supervision requirements. Supports A-SMGCS for enhanced aircraft guidance in all weather conditions. Supports safety of airport operations by integration in runway safety nets.
- IEC: Developed in accordance with IEC 61508
AGLAS provides distributed intelligence in the airfield to control and monitor a variety of airfield lighting devices. It can be used in the following applications:
The system provides relevant information concerning the status of connected airfield lighting devices to both airport maintenance and air traffic control personnel.