FAA LIGHTNING PROTECTION STUDY: LIGHTNING PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS FOR AIL MARK I INSTRUMENT LANDING SYSTEM

The purpose of the Lightning Protection Study is to determine the degree of susceptibility of the Federal Aviation Administration electronic systems to induced electromagnetic pulse effects due to lightning, and to propose protective devices adequate for low voltage electronic systems. This report covers the investigation of the protection required for one specific equipment, the AIL Mark I. Additional equipments will be reported on separately and include the Wilcox Mark I/A, Wilcox Mark I/C, and AIL Type 55K. The report consists of three brief chapters describing the lightning protection requirements, the types of susceptible components and methods used to determine their withstand capabilities and finally, recommendations for specific protection devices and circuitry. Appendices include a bibliography of sources used for reference and complete circuit and block diagrams of the affected sub-systems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also report dated 7 Feb 75, AD-A006 997.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Rome Air Development Center

    Griffiss AFB, NY  United States 

    Federal Aviation Administration

    Systems R&D Service, 800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Hu, R H
    • Revay, AWJ
    • Cosel, R M
  • Publication Date: 1975-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 58 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00091275
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: FA72WAI-356
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 26 1975 12:00AM