Navaid Lighting Associates, Inc., a DBE/WBE firm, has more than 50 years of combined experience in airfield lighting design, installation and maintenance. Navaid Lighting Associates is currently supplying training and consulting services in Canada, and the Caribbean as well as the United States. Navaid Lighting Associates provides our customers immediate access to current, innovative consulting, training and testing services that promote safety and efficiency in the airfield lighting industry.
Navaid Lighting Associates can provide expertise from the design stage of a project through construction inspection, troubleshooting, training and final acceptance. Our collective background affords Navaid Lighting Associates, Inc. a unique understanding of an airports requirements and environment. Navaid Lighting Associates’ experience makes it a leader in the fields of Surface Movement Guidance Control Systems (SMGCS), advanced computer control systems, in field photometric testing, and on-site training of airfield electrical personnel.
Development of Design Concept (Study Phase)
Navaid Lighting Associates’ personnel are well equipped to perform on-site inspections of the existing electrical infrastructure to determine needs for expansion or replacement.
Our extensive background in airport operations and maintenance allows us to interface effectively with the owner/operator of airport and airfield facilities regarding preferences in design or equipment.
Navaid Lighting Associates offers assistance to the design team in determining that the overall design concept meets current specifications and requirements of the FAA advisory circulars. Our experience brings tried and proven methods as well as new and innovative approaches to design and installation specifications. We are experienced in specification, installation and operation of the latest computer aided distributed control systems for Surface Movement Guidance Control Systems. Our assistance provides quality assurance in acceptance testing criteria for airfield cable systems, constant current regulators, and airfield lighting equipment including photometric testing of new and existing systems. We also offer plans and specification review services for projects already under design.
Navaid Lighting Associates is experienced in supervising as well as training electrical inspection teams for airfield construction projects ranging from reconstruction and rewiring to complete new runway/taxiway projects at major international airports.
Navaid Lighting Associates has developed comprehensive training programs for airfield lighting maintenance personnel as well as engineers and contractors involved in the design, installation and maintenance of airfield lighting systems. Navaid Lighting Associates, authors and instructors of the AAAE ACE Airfield Lighting Maintenance Course, offers on-site training for airports and military airfields as well as for contractors and engineering firms. These training programs are offered on-site for airports and military facilities which enables our experienced personnel to evaluate an airport or military airfield’s current systems and maintenance practices to suggest methods for improvement. On-site training also provides our clients an opportunity to train all of their personnel at one time, thereby reducing travel expenditures. On-line training is also available to further reduce cost by eliminating the need for travel and also allows the participant to see the material presented on their own schedule.
- Evaluations of Existing Systems
- Insulation Resistance Testing of Airfield Lighting Cable Systems
- Testing and Evaluation of Grounding and Counterpoise Systems
- Constant Current Regulator Testing
- Infield Photometric Evaluation of Runway, Taxiway Lighting and Signage