AGLAS (2018) - Individual Lamp Control and Monitoring System

  • FAA
  • ICAO
  • IEC
  • Canada
  • United States

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.

Compliance & Certifications

- 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:

  • Key component of (Advanced-) Surface Movement Guidance Control Systems: (A-)SMGCS
  • Stop bar control and monitoring; taxiway routing support.
  • Elevated and in-pavement Runway Guard Light (RGL) control and monitoring, CAT II/III monitoring support.
  • Failed-lamp detection and location identification.
  • Interface with aircraft/vehicle presence sensors (option).
  • Selective control and monitoring of various airfield lighting devices.

The system provides relevant information concerning the status of connected airfield lighting devices to both airport maintenance and air traffic control personnel.

Data Sheet: AGLAS (2018)

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