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Mangalore airport is ‘quite safe and complete’

In June, we supported recommendations from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Airports Authority of India and the Ministry of Civil Aviation, for India to review its use of frangible structures on airport runways. Recommendations from the three authorities, following the Mangalore air crash of 2010 highlighted the need for frangible-mounted structures within airports and cited Calicut and Mangalore airport antenna-supporting structures as examples. Thi...

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Sydney Airport stop bar project uses Pollite frangible masts

We are excited to announce that Sydney Airport has installed our frangible masts as part of the airside Stop Bar project at 47 taxiway/runway intersections across its three runways. This not only completes a $25 million runway safety upgrade programme by the airport, but also marks our launch into this market with our frangible stop bars. Click here to read the Sydney Stop Bar Project Case Study The project marks an evolvement from our core frangible approach ...

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Helping Birmingham Airport grow.

We are delighted to be working alongside three respected global companies on a new order for frangible approach masts at Birmingham Airport’s Runway 33 extension. The project sees us working alongside design consultants Halcrow, the main contractor VolkerFitzpatrick and AGL installers Precision ATM Ltd to design and manufacture our FAA and ICAO compliant frangible approach masts for Runway 33. Birmingham Airport began work on its Runway 33 extension in Novembe...

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An approach for RAF Scampton, home of the Red Arrows.

We have successfully completed and shipped a recent order from RAF Scampton for two frangible approaches, just months after the Royal Air Force station made the press for its 70th anniversary celebration of the Dambusters Raid. We have designed and manufactured  the frangible masts for two approaches at the airfield, from an order we received in April this year. Like all commercial and private airfields, RAF Scampton still needs to have frangible masts...

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Sydney 16R and 34L Upgraded

When approaches 16R and 34L at Sydney’s Kingsford Smith International airport were in need of a makeover, Pollite, working closely with Avionics Limited, were called on to manufacture and deliver a set of over 150 fully frangible masts ranging from 0.5 to 6m, which were installed successfully in March 2014. A number of recent, high profile incidents highlight the importance of frangibility for airfield structures in the immediate area surrounding the runway...

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