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High Intensity Elevated Lights “HIEL” | HIRL | FAA L-862 and L-862E

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Compliance and Applications

Certified to FAA AC 150/5345-46 Current Edition

These high intensity constant current elevated lights (“HIEL”) identify the edge or threshold/end of the runway. The inner lens may be split at 180° to accommodate two colors. The head assembly is mounted on a 1″ or 2″ diameter riser which is inserted in a frangible coupling.

The HIEL may be mounted on a stake assembly or on an L-867 base with 1935 (1.5″) or 1932 (2″) baseplates which are sold separately. The light is supplied with an L-823 plug assembly for connection to an L-830 isolation transformer.


• ETL Certification ensures performance.
• One piece outer lens.
• Easy lamp changes through thumbscrew system – no clamp band or inner/outer lens removal.
• Durable powder coat finish lasts longer.
• Threaded 1.5″ frangible coupling or optional 2″ matches existing baseplates/stakes.
• Actual average lamp life far exceeds 1000 hour rated life for fewer lamp changes.
• Available in increased heights for snow country visibility.

L862 High Intensity Runway Edge Light

This fixture is designed for runway edge lighting and for a number of bidirectional and unidirectional applications.

Fixture Riser Dia. Color Lamp Height Coupling
75 1: 1"
2: 2"
CC: Clear/Clear
CY: Clear/Yellow
CR: Clear/Red
GY: Green/Yellow
RY: Red/Yellow
(Inner lens is colored, outer is clear.)
2: 200W**
3: 150W
14: 14"
24: 24"
30: 30"
1: 1.5" NF
2: 2" NPS
** Not certified.
Shipping weight: 4.5 lb./2 kilo. , Volume: 0.4 cu. feet/.01 cu. meters

L862E High Intensity Threshold/End Light

Red/green (R/G) or green/red (G/R) outer lenses with clear inner lenses present a line of red light to mark the end of runway for departing aircraft and simultaneously mark the threshold by aiming green light at the center of the incoming flight path.

Fixture Riser Dia. Color* Lamp Height Coupling
75 1: 1"
2: 2"
RG: Red/Green (right toe-in green)
GR: Green/Red (left toe-in green)
RR: Red/Red
RO: Red/Obscure
GO: Green/Obscure
(Inner lens is clear, outer is colored.)
2: 200W 14: 14"
24: 24"
30: 30"
1: 1.5" NF
2: 2" NPS
* Toe direction must be specified. Looking at the fixture from the runway centerline, the color on the left is listed first, followed by the color on the right.
Shipping weight: 4.5 lb./2 kilo. , Volume: 0.4 cu. feet/.01 cu. meters

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