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Oxley Group Ltd

Avionic Night Vision Lighting Systems

Oxley is a pioneer of optical and LED lighting technology with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field of aircraft lighting systems.

Priory Park,
LA12 9QG United Kingdom


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.

LED Lighting and Night Vision Solutions

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.

Aircraft Lighting Products

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.

External LED Lighting

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.

  • Landing
  • Taxi
  • Navigation
  • Tail position
  • Formation
  • Anti-collision
  • Fuel probe
  • Strobe
  • Electronic control units

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.

Cockpit Lighting

Oxley has a wide range of MIL-STD-3009 NVG compatible components available, and offers a full night vision cockpit upgrade service.

  • Equipment modifications
  • Optical filters
  • Bridges
  • Bezels
  • Panel lamps
  • Type III caps
  • T1 LED bulb replacements
  • Edge lit panels
  • Indicators

Internal LED Lighting

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.

  • Emergency egress
  • Dome
  • Area
  • Mini floodlight

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Visit Oxley at the AP&M Show

The Oxley team will be exhibiting at the AP&M show between 31 May - 1 June at Olympia London. The show is the leading networking event for the commercial aviation aftermarket and the Oxley team will be on Stand F-52.

Oxley Gains PMA Approval for PAR 64 LED Replacement Landing Light

Following the successful launch of the Oxley Par 64 LED Replacement Landing Light, Oxley has now been granted a PMA providing FAA approval for the replacement of incandescent bulbs on aircraft. The PMA grants approval for the replacement of 4559, Q4559X, Q4559, Q5559, 4557, 4557X, 5557 and 5557X bulbs.

Oxley Announces Launch of New LED Indicator STR502

Oxley has announced the launch of a new NVIS-compatible rear mount LED indicator, STR502. The STR502 lamp has been designed to meet an increasing customer demand for high-specification, rear mounted panel lamps with special features.

Saab Gripen E Launch Featured Oxley Lights

Saab unveiled its first next-generation Gripen E aircraft at the company facility in Linkoping, Sweden. Oxley is proud to supply LED lighting to the Gripen E programme.

Oxley Exhibiting at DSEI 2015

Oxley is a leading designer and manufacturer of LED lighting, night-vision products, EMI filters and electronic components.

Oxley Success in Apprentice Team of the Year Challenge

Nine apprentices from Oxley Developments narrowly missed out on a top three position in the search for the official 'Apprentice Team of the Year' following a grueling six-month challenge against some of the countries top leading apprentice employers and training providers.

Boeing Project Team Visit Oxley

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See the Oxley range at Paris Airshow

Oxley's partners Euromip will be displaying Oxley LED aircraft lighting and range of components at the Paris Airshow 2013, which will take place between June 17-23.

Oxley to Exhibit at 2013 DVD Show

Oxley is exhibiting its LED vehicle lighting solutions and comprehensive components range at the 2013 DVD Show, taking place at Millbrook on 19-20 June.

Defcon Technologies Exhibits Oxley Lights at Avalon

Oxley's partner Defcon Technologies will be exhibiting Oxley solutions at this year's Australian International Airshow and Aerospace Defence Exposition, Avalon 2013. The event starts today and runs until March 3 in Geelong, Australia.

Oxley Win Lighting Contract for Bell 212’s

Oxley Developments Co has secured a contract to supply suites of its external dual mode (visible and covert) LED lights and control units for the Agusta Bell 212 helicopters, currently in service with the Spanish Air Force.

Oxley Release Improved BA9 Bulb Replacement

The popular BA9 bulb replacement from Oxley Developments Company has been redesigned, incorporating the latest surface mount technology to improve performance and expand capability.

Oxley Secures Lighting Contract for Foxhound

Oxley Developments has been selected to supply its innovative, dual-mode LED lighting to illuminate the crew quarters in Foxhound, the new British armed forces patrol vehicle. Foxhound is the British army name for Ocelot, the light protected patrol vehicle (LPPV) designed and developed

Oxley Supplies Navigation Lights for EADS Atlante UAV

Oxley Developments has been awarded a prestigious contract to supply aircraft navigation LED lights to the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) for their Atlante unmanned air vehicle (UAV) program. Oxley will supply a full suite of external lights for the Atlante aircraf

New Operations Director for Oxley

Oxley Developments is pleased to welcome a new Board member, Steve Wood, as Operations Director. Steve worked for 13 years at the MoD, principally with the Army, in supply, logistics, project management and personnel management before moving into HR management in 1995 at American firm Johnson Co

Oxley Launch new BA9 and E10 Bulb Replacements

Oxley has introduced a new series of bipolar LEDs to its extensive range of LED incandescent bulb replacements. Designed to replace standard BA9 and E10 incandescent bulbs in push button switches and panel instrumentation the ELEDs are suitable for use in rail, power and oil and gas app

Oxley Launch ‘NEW’ Ships Flight Deck Lights

Utilizing knowledge and expertise in the field of night vision lighting, Oxley has designed and manufactured a suite of LED deck lights for naval and marine platforms. Compromising deck edge units, deck wash and line up lights they are designed as a complete fit and forget replacement for incand

Oxley Launch Miniature Vehicle Usage Monitoring M-HUMS at DSEi

A breakthrough in Health and Usage Monitoring technology is being launched by Oxley at the Defence Systems and Equipment Exhibition (DSEi) 2005 at Excel in London on 13th – 16th September. This new miniature health and usage system, known as Oxley M-HUMS will be demonstrated on t

Oxley e-tag Evaluation Kit Updated

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Oxley Inc

31 Business Park Drive


CT 06405

United States of America

Oxley Developments Company Ltd

Priory Park



LA12 9QG

United Kingdom