SMGCSSurface Movement Guidance and Control System
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The system is designed and manufactured by atg airports and can accommodate the control and monitoring of the simplest airstrip AGL system to a sophisticated CAT III B SMGCS system for a major international airport.
He pointed out: "In the future, developments in taxiway lighting in particular are expected to be allied to the new automatic SMGCS (Surface Movement Guidance and Controls) technology that will offer pilots a seamless lighting progression, from departure push-back to manoeuvring their aircraft onto arrival stands.
Based on a modular expandable software database, SONNIS has been designed for reliable high-speed and availability including the switching of field circuits via addressable lamp switching and monitoring units as part of an SMGCS system.