Aircraft Detection Lighting System in Cooperation with Dark Sky

The Becker Avionics BNK solution is a transponderbased system and allows the simple and costeffective fulfilment of the new General Administrative Regulation AVV according to Annex 6 to the demandcontrolled night identification of aviation obstacles. The solution is characterized by the minimized installation effort, the simple and safe configuration via web interface and the small construction volume.


• Robust technology
• Small construction volume
• Minimized installation effort
• Self-diagnosis
• Easy integration into new or existing systems
• Remote control and diagnostics via Ethernet
• Logging of detected aircrafts
• Secure configuration via web interface

Figure BNK6500 Aircraft Lighting Detection
Figure BNK6500

Dark Sky and Becker Avionics
launch joint transponder solution

The two companies have signed an agreement to cooperate and will shortly begin the type test with the joint product, which is mandatory for all new transponder-based systems. Due to the current tight deadline for comprehensive BNK retrofitting of approximately 18,000 wind turbines in Germany, it has played a special role in product development for Dark Sky and Becker Avionics, how quickly the systems can be installed in the area.