Oxley is a pioneer of optical and LED lighting technology with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field of aircraft lighting systems. Oxley is internationally renowned for its aircraft upgrades and components, which are designed for day and night operations where night vision goggles (NVG) or night vision imaging systems (NVIS) are to be used.
As a world leader in LED lighting and night vision solutions, Oxley has a total capability in design and manufacture. This is supported by in-house optical coating, precision machining, assembly and test facilities enabling rapid turnaround of proto-type developments, modifications and UOR requirements.
Oxley specialises in the production of LED indicators and interconnect products. The production of EMI filters is a long established area of the business and Oxley has extensive facilities dedicated to the design, prototype and production of discretes, ceramic planar arrays multi-way products for the removal of unwanted electro-magnetic interference.
Established in 1942, Oxley was involved in the UK's first NVG compatible cockpit conversion for the UK Ministry of Defence, coined the term 'NVG Friendly', and has registered many patents for lighting technology developments. From fleet-wide upgrades and cockpit components to external LED lighting, Oxley has products and solutions to meet any aircraft lighting requirement.
Oxley has a range of customised and off-the-shelf LED lighting designs for all external positions, whether for technological enhancement or to convert aircraft for use with NVGs.
The latest advancements include the next-generation LED taxi and landing lights. These are low wattage, lightweight and have been designed to deliver full performance over the whole aircraft operating temperature range. The peak intensity of the landing light is 400,000cd and the taxi light is 42,000cd; both lights are NVG Friendly, don't require replacement bulbs, are resistant to shock and vibration and have a MTBF of over 10,000 hours.
Oxley has a wide range of MIL-STD-3009 NVG compatible components available, and offers a full night vision cockpit upgrade service.
Oxley provides standard and customised solutions in standard LED visible and night vision technologies for cabin, cargo bay, loading ramp, exit, walkways and general illumination.