AeroLEDs has obtained Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) for its StarLight LED wing ice inspection light (PN: 01-7079-24), which has been specifically engineered to meet the stringent requirements of both Part 23 and Part 25 category aircraft. PMA designation affirms product compliance with the highest industry standards, ensuring reliability, durability and performance.
Wing ice inspection lights play a crucial role in enhancing the safety of aircraft operations, particularly in adverse weather conditions. These lights are designed to illuminate the aircraft wing surfaces, allowing pilots to detect and assess the presence of ice accumulation. In icy conditions, timely and accurate detection of ice build-up is vital for pilots to make informed decisions, prevent performance degradation and maintain optimal aerodynamic efficiency.
Key features and benefits of the StarLight LED wing ice inspection light include:
- LED technology: StarLight utilises advanced LED technology, providing superior illumination with increased energy efficiency. AeroLEDs' lights are known for their longevity, reliability and low power consumption, making them a cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional lighting solutions.
- Optimised light spectrum: StarLight is engineered to emit a light spectrum optimised for ice detection, ensuring efficient visibility of ice formations on the aircraft's wings. This targeted approach enhances the effectiveness of the inspection process, contributing to overall flight safety.
- Durability and reliability: AeroLEDs' commitment to quality is reflected in StarLight's robust construction. Shock and vibration resistant and rated for 30,000 hours of continuous use, StarLight ensures durability in challenging operating conditions and reduces the likelihood of bulb failures, minimising maintenance costs.
- Ease of installation: StarLight is designed for straightforward installation as it utilises the existing BAY15s socket, streamlining the replacement process for aircraft operators and maintenance teams.
The certification reinforces AeroLEDs' position as a trusted provider of high-performance lighting solutions for the global aerospace industry.