The L-807 Wind Cone provides visual indication of wind direction and velocity at a location on an airfield. FAA Size 2 wind cones are used at the central location on the airfield. FAA Size 1 wind cones are used on smaller airfields and heliports.
FAA AC 150/5345-27 (current edition)
ICAO: Annex 14, Vol. 1, para. 5.1.1 (Size 2 only)
The L-806 and L-807 Wind Cone Light Kit illuminates the inside surface of the wind cone sock, resulting in superior night-time visibility over conventional external lighting.
Available externally lighted, internally lighted, or unlighted.
LED or halogen lamps.
The LED models feature:
50,000 to 100,000 hour lamp life, virtually maintenance free.
Multiple lamp circuits for improved reliability.
80-90% less power consumption than halogen lamps.
A long-life LED obstruction light.
Integral power adapter on series-circuit models
Incandescent L-810 obstruction light included on halogen-lighted models.
The pole is center-hinged, with 4” diameter steel on the bottom, and 3” diameter steel on the top.
A center-mounted braked winch allows 1-person maintenance.
The four anchor bolts are a one-piece welded assembly, ready to drop in the ground.
The aluminum basket is welded, one piece, with pre-installed bearings.
Raincaps protect the bearings from weather.
The nylon sock is treated for rot, mildew and water repellency.
Powder coat painted international orange.