The L-806 Wind Cone provides visual indication of wind direction and velocity at a location on an airfield.
FAA AC 150/5345-27 (current edition)
The L-806 wind cone is used on smaller airfields and heliports and as supplemental wind indicators near runway touchdown areas on large airfields.
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.
Size 1 (18” diameter x 8’ long) wind sock.
1.9 inch diameter steel pole with frangible coupling at base.
One piece welded aluminum basket with pre-installed bearings.
Raincaps protect the bearings from weather.
May be mounted directly to an L-867 light base, 2 inch NPT baseplate (sold separately).
The nylon sock is treated for rot, mildew, and water repellency.
Powder-coat painted international orange.