RELIANCE Control Systems for the FAA Market
The ADB SAFEGATE RELIANCE ALCS product family for regional and international hub airports ranges from simple to most complex systems with server-based architecture, enabling selection and specific adaptation of airfield lighting control features for all sizes and levels of complexity.
The RELIANCE Elite system provides state-of-the-art programmable intelligence for control and monitoring of airfield lighting circuits to meet FAA Airport Lighting Control and Monitoring System L-890XY. The ALCS can automatically control and monitor stop bars or runway guard lights as part of a surface movement guidance and control system (SMGCS). In addition, the system can control and monitor Land and Hold Short systems (LAHSO) and can be customized to interface with constant current regulators (CCRs), generators, approach lighting, or other devices requiring remote control and/or monitoring. The system can also be used in remote deicing stations and remote air terminal applications. ADB SAFEGATE's ALCS is unmatched in performance, long-term reliability, and flexibility with many standard features and a wide range of innovative, cost-effective options.
The RELIANCE Commander control system is based on centralized Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) architecture and is typically used in small- to medium-sized airfield lighting applications to meet FAA Airport Lighting Control and Monitoring System specification L-890-XY. A PLC is a small industrial computer used to automate control and monitoring of airfield lighting equipment. L-890 PLCs are also typically interfaced to one or more touchscreen panels, which provides a graphical user interface to the air traffic controller and maintenance personnel. ADB SAFEGATE’s PLC-based ALCS is unmatched in performance, long-term reliability, and flexibility with many standard features and a wide range of innovative, cost-effective options.
The RELIANCE Navigator Airport Lighting System represents the next generation of lighting control systems specifically designed for airports that seek a cost-effective control and monitoring solution, such as general aviation airports or military bases. Typically, this system can be used to replace hard-wired control desks and mimic panels (L-821/L-841 type) providing basic control and monitoring of airfield ground lighting functions.