AGL – Advanced Maintenance Seminar _ Aug

For countries following FAA and ICAO guidelines across the Americas region. Earn a prestigious and unique certification and join an elite group of airfield lighting professionals

Benefits of becoming an AGL- Advanced Certified 

  • Learn from product managers and aviation professionals with extensive experience and knowledge of airfield lighting equipment and maintenance
  • Maintain compliance with FAA AC 150/5340-26 and ICAO Annex 14-Aerodromes.
  • Receive the industry’s most complete airfield lighting maintenance education and use your knowledge to improve the safety and efficiency of your airfield or any airfield in the U.S.
  • Strengthen your promotional and career opportunities in the aviation field
  • Earn a prestigious and unique certification and join an elite group of airfield lighting professionals 
  • Network with experts and colleagues from around the country and share lessons learned and important airfield maintenance experiences 

      Who should attend? 

  • Senior/Master Level Operations and, Airfield Maintenance Personnel, which already passed the AGL Maintenance Seminar Test
  • Senior-level operations and airfield maintenance personnel wishing to troubleshoot, learn how to read schematics on the standards products such as Constant Current Regulators, LED PAPI, LED REILS, Advanced Control Equipment (ACE), and refresh their knowledge and stay current with FAA 
Enrollment Process & Training Handbook
  • To earn the Airfield Ground Lighting Advanced Certified credential, an individual must attend/pass the AGL- Open Book TEST multiple-choice examination with a 70% or better score, then complete the Hands-On 100%; Students are not required to take the exam. Testing occurs Thursday morning and the program will conclude at 1:00 p.m 
  • All materials will be provided upon arrival including a welcome gift and your Airfield Maintenance Reference Handbook used during the training and testing
 Advanced Maintenance Seminar Topics
  • FAA Regulatory Documents – Brief review of critical FAA Advisory Circulars that impact maintenance of airfields Series Circuit Safety – FAA AC recommendations on safety, review of lock-out tag-out requirements, and Arc Flash overview
  • Series circuit theory of operation, diagnostic, and troubleshooting
  • Series circuit components including series cutouts and isolation transformers
  • Different types and technology. Review of control and monitoring functions, electrical performance, and proper sizing of airfield loads.
  • CCR theory of operation for thyristor and Ferroresonant Calibration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Approach equipment including L-849 REIL and L-880 PAPI

Airfield Laboratory hands-On Stations

  • CCR calibration and troubleshooting 
  • L-849 REIL diagnostics and troubleshooting
  • L-880 PAPI diagnostics and troubleshooting
  • L-829 monitoring and distributed control system monitoring (ACE) 

Training Schedule and Completion Certificate 

Training begins promptly at 830 a.m. on Tuesday so we recommend arriving at the hotel on Monday night The training program will last 2.5 days Tuesday through Thursday 830 a.m. -5:00 p.m.  To receive a Completion Certificate, you must attend all three (2.5) days of training in full and pass the Hands-On 100%

Prestigious AGL-Advance Certificate 

To receive the prestigious Airfield Ground Lighting Advanced certificate, official title, you must complete a 60-question, open­-book, multiple-choice examination with a 70% score or better. Testing for the AGL- Advanced Certificate occurs on Thursday from 830 a.m. -1 00 pm. A boxed lunch will be provided to take with you. Students are not required to take the exam. 


A block of rooms will be reserved at the reduced rate of $ 169.00 per night (not including taxes) at our preferred hotel below. 
Check-in is at 3 00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m
Residence Inn Columbus Easton
3999 Easton Loop West Columbus Columbus, Ohio 43219 
 To book your room, please contact Pam Loftus at


Transportation from the Residence Inn Columbus Easton hotel to and from the ADB SAFEGATE Factory is provided each day by the ADB SAFEGATE Academy bus. The bus boards each morning at 7:45 a.m. leaves promptly at 8:00 a.m. and returns to the hotel each evening around 5:00 p.m. after training. Bus transportation is also provided for a special dinner event that is held Wednesday night. 

Transportation from the airport to the hotel, then from the hotel to the airport on the date of departure is not included, but that transportation from the office to the airport is included on the last day.

If you choose to commute or stay at a different hotel, you are responsible for your transportation.

The location for our Seminar is: 

ADB Safegate Americas LLC – Main Office.
700 Science Blvd., Columbus, Ohio 43230


A hot continental breakfast is included each day in the hotel lobby. Lunch, snack breaks, and refreshments are provided each day of training at the Training Academy. A special dinner event is also included Wednesday night. Dinner will be at your own expense on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.


Dress is casual consisting of pants, jeans, skirts, shirts with collars or not, blouses, sweaters, vests, sweatshirts, and casual shoes or tennis shoes. Please no open-toed shoes, sandals, shorts, tank tops, or athletic wear such as yoga pants or sweatpants. 


  • Airfield Maintenance Seminar with AGL-CAP Certificate and Training Academy “Wings pin”.  AGL CAP testing is required.
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Course Basic Info

  • Price: $2575
  • Duration: 2.5 Days
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Language: English