Airport Products

COMPOSITE STRUCTURES ADD SAFETY TO AIRPORTS

Airport environment has numerous needs where

  • frangibility
  • low mass
  • rigidity
  • transparency to electromagnetic signals
  • minimum maintenance

are features of high value. With more than 15 years of experience at airports Exel can satisfy these needs with composite structures, poles, lattice masts, fences etc.

Maximum safety with minimum mass

Approach lighting masts must break on impact so that airplane can continue its performance with landing or take-off. As specified by ICAO, certain airport equipment and installations, because of their function, must be located in an operational area. ICAO specifies further that all such equipment and installations as well as their supports should be of minimum mass and frangible in order to ensure that impact does not result in loss of control of the aircraft.

Such equipment is e.g.

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