FEC Heliports MIL-Star Portable Tactical Helipad Lighting System for military customers
MIL-Star is a rechargeable portable battery powered LED lighting system designed for military and security forces, to provide safe and effective marking at designated or ad-hoc helicopter landing zones and for tactical airborne and air drop operations.
Tried and Trusted
HEM-Star is the upgraded version of the popular HeliLight System which has been operational in the field for two years and used at multiple locations by
Scottish Ambulance Service
Midland Air Ambulance
Welsh Air Ambulance
North West Air Ambulance
National Police Air Service (NPAS)
Our portable helipad lighting systems have been deployed on a global scale and are currently in use in the USA, Russia, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Kenya and Japan.
Each MIL-StarÌâå has NVG compatible red, blue, green, white visible LEDs and infra-red and is programmable to show steady -on, flash warning, location beacon or Morse Code with the option of automatic sunset switching
MIL-Stars are pilot activation enabled using VHF, operational at line of sight up to 10 miles and designed to support overt, covert and FLIR operations with a system containing up to 8 landing lights, each weighing less than 1 kg. A full case weighs only 10.6Kg
MIL-Star is rechargeable in its case via mains at 100-240V AC, vehicles at 13.5-28VDC, solar or wind power they are IP65 rated, with stainless steel base for stability and has been successfully tested at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center for stability under the full rotor wash of a CH-147 (Chinook).
The MIL-Star portable LED helipad lighting system has FCC certification for operation in the US, and CE certification for the European Union.
Run Time Steady Up to 18 hours.
Run Time Flashing Up to 108 hours.
Recharging Time fully exhausted to fully charged in 3.5 hours.