Airports Authority of India

Mission :  ''To achieve highest standards of safety and quality in air traffic services and airport management by providing state-of-the-art infrastructure for total customer satisfaction, contributing to economic growth and prosperity of the nation.''                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Vision :  ''To be a world-class organization providing leadership in air traffic services and airport management & making India a major hub in Asia Pacific region by 2016''.
Department
RCDU (Radio Construction and Development Unit)
    
 
Head of the Department
 
NameMr. Ravi Prakash
DesignationExecutive Director
Telephone

91-11-24611077

Fax91-11-24697211
E-Mail ID

ed_rcdu_fiu@aai.aero

 
Functions of the Radio Construction and Development Units
 

  1. Site Selection
  2. Planning
  3. Installation
  4. Testing and Alignment
  5. Calibration
  6. Others



Site Selection

Site selection for installation of new navigational equipment, VOR, DME, NDB & ILS.

Planning

Planning is carried out after finalizing the site. The list of works (LOW) related to civil and electrical works for execution by station in order to construct the building and provision of electricity to install these navigational equipments.

Installation

Executes the physical installation of equipments. A team from RCDU is deputed to house the equipments in the building and antennas. It also includes erection/dismantling of masts, hoisting antennas with a good safety records.

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Testing and Alignment

The equipments are tested at site for its proper functioning. Any alignment, if required is carried out to keep the parameters within the prescribed limits as per ICAO standards.

Calibration

During the air check / calibration of the facility, all the necessary adjustments are carried out as per the requirement of flight inspection aircraft to meet the ICAO standards.

Others

RC & DU has expertise in installation of masts / Radar scanners etc. Such activities are also made use by other organizations viz, Indian Air Force, Indian Navy for installation of their Radars, Voice Communication Control System (VCCS) and status indicators. They are designed and installed on demand from various airports.

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Last updated on: 30th January 2014