25 May 2005
Runway distance remaining markers
Tactical air navigation (TACAN) checkpoint signs
Visual NAVAID Requirements
Army and Air Force Visual NAVAID Requirements. Visual NAVAID
requirements (excluding pavement marking) for Army and Air Force installations are
found in UFC 3-535-01. UFC 3-535-01 summarizes the requirements in the following
Table 2.1A for the Air Force
Table 2.1B for the Army
Table 2.2 for helipads and helicopters
A companion publication, UFC 3-535-2, includes design drawings for visual NAVAIDS.
Navy Visual NAVAID Requirements. The visual NAVAID requirements
of the Navy are documented in NAVAIR 51-50AAA-2.
Scope of Visual NAVAID Requirement. The RFP preparer must provide
sufficient detail in the RFP (Section 01016, Design-Build Detailed Technical
Requirement for Airfield) to establish the scope of the visual NAVAID requirement in the
Describe the location and scope of all NAVAIDS to be installed or
Require that all NAVAIDS be installed in conformance with
UFC 3-535-01 or NAVAIR 51-50AAA-2.
Require preliminary plans to be submitted with the first Contractor
design submittal showing location, type, lens color, height, and details
of visual NAVAIDS.
Require Contractor design analysis, including a description of, and all
calculations for, electrical components, sizes, and quantities.
Require testing and inspection by the Contractor before Government
acceptance in conformance with Chapter 14 of UFC 3-535-01. Require
the appropriate DOR or Contractor quality control representative
(QCR) to submit certified completed check lists for NAVAID
components in the project.