HWC100EX | Windsocks | Orga
HWC100EX
Explosion proof LED illuminated windsock
Designed with an internal LED floodlight to illuminate the windsock and prevent glare. The explosion proof illuminated windsock provides wind-speed and direction indication to pilots during landing and take-off.
HWC100EX | Windsocks | Orga
HWC100EX | Windsocks | Orga
HWC100EX | Windsocks | Orga

Key features

  • Reliable wind direction and wind-speed indication for helicopter operations
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Low power consumption
  • No dazzling of pilot because of internal sock illumination
  • No corrosion due to stainless steel 316 body
  • Suitable for Zone 1 and Zone 2 areas with gas explosion hazard
  • Various operating voltages
  • Fully integrated aeronautical obstruction light if required

Standards/Certification

  • Complies with CAA-UK CAP 437 8th edition; Standards for Offshore Helicopter Landing Areas, chapter 4, paragraph 4.5 - Illuminated windsock
  • Complies with ICAO Annex 14, Volume ll; International standards and recommended practices: Aerodromes, chapter 5.1.1 - Wind direction indicators for elevated Heliports & Helidecks
  • Certified to ICAO Annex 14, volume l; Aerodrome design and operations, 7th Edition, 2016, chapter 6.2.1.2 - Type A and B low intensity obstruction light
  • Certified to CAA-UK CAP 437 8th edition; Standards for Offshore Helicopter Landing Areas, chapter 4, paragraph 4.32 – Low intensity 10cd obstruction light
  • Certified to CAA-UK CAP 168, Licensing of Aerodromes Feb 2014, chapter 4, table 6A.1 Group A. Low intensity 10cd obstruction light
  • Cenelec EN 60079-0, EN 60079-1, EN 60079-7
  • SIRA 15ATEX1257; ATEX II 2 G Ex db e IIB T5 Gb
  • IEC 60079-0, IEC 60079-1, IEC 60079-7
  • IECEx SIR 15.0093; II 2 G Ex db e IIB T5 Gb
  • ABNT NBR IEC 60079-0, ABNT NBR IEC 60079-1 and ABNT NBR IEC 60079-7
  • Inmetro NCC 17.0028

Performance characteristics

  • Sock type 1: Red/White/Red; 1200mm ; standard execution
  • Sock type 2: Orange/White/Orange; 1200mm ; optional
  • Sock type 3: Orange; 1200mm ; optional
  • Sock type 4: Red/White/Red; 1800mm; optional
  • Sock type 5: Orange/White/Orange; 1800mm; optional

Electrical characteristics

  • Operating voltage: see table
  • Power consumption: see table
  • Connection details: max. 4mm²; two M25x1.5 entries
  • Earth connection: internal max. 4mm² and external M8

Physical characteristics

  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 609 x 460 x 677mm
  • Weight: 20kg
  • Design degree of protection: IP66
  • Operating temperature range: -40°C to +60°C