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WHELEN ORION 5001V 12V TAIL PTA LIGHT WHITE

$465.00/Each
Part# 11-11975
MFR Model# 01-0771774V01

Overview

Whelen Engineering is proud to introduce the ORION500 Series of FAA/TSO approved LED aviation lighting. Incorporating the latest state-of-the-art LED Technology available in an all-inclusive package, the ORION500 series eliminates the need for external flasher boxes. Flush mountable for a wide variety of applications with minimal integration and easily retrofit-able to the Whelen legacy strobe products. The ORION500 series is quite simply the brightest form of LED Anti-collision and Position lighting available.

ORION™ 500 Position/Anti-Collision Light-head:
All LED self-contained wingtip mounted Position/Anti-Collision system. Eliminates the need for external power supplies and reduces current draw and provides thousands of hours of operation.
  • Fully FAA/TSO-C96a & TSO-C30c Approved
  • FAR SPEC Certified
  • STC SA800EA
  • Replaceable hard coated polycarbonate lens to maintain maximum light output
  • Aerodynamic design without sacrificing light output
  • Exceeds FAA minimum intensity requirements for maximum visibility and increased safety of flight
  • Environmentally tested and certified to RTCA/D0-160G standards
   
California Prop 65 Warning Symbol

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Specifications

  • Drawing Number: 71774
  • Weight: .28 lbs (127gm)
  • Current Draw (12V/28V):0.20/0.10 Amp (Position), 0.38/0.19 Amp (Anti-Collision)
  • OR5001V: 3.8 AMPS
  • OR5002V: 1.9 AMPS
  • Position LED Colors: Aviation White
  • Anti-Collision LED Color: Aviation White
  • Lenses: Clear Hardcoated Polycarbonate
  • Dimensions (H x W x L): See Dimension Drawing
  • Accessories
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Reviews

Plenty bright and an easy install. Hardest part was pulling new wire to replace the 60 year old original.

Kevin B Verified Purchase

WHELEN ORION 5001V 12V TAIL PTA LIGHT WHITE

June 19, 2024

Replaced the older Whelen light on my 1971 Cherokee PA28 180F. Very bright, excellent fit, pretty simple install.

David C Verified Purchase

WHELEN ORION 5001V 12V TAIL PTA LIGHT WHITE

February 9, 2024

Working perfectly. Thx

Robert A Verified Purchase

WHELEN ORION 5001V 12V TAIL PTA LIGHT WHITE

January 26, 2024

Awesome light. Had to run new wires from the main bus to the tail but it was well worth it for this light. Really bright and no radio interference.

Dane A Verified Purchase

WHELEN ORION 5001V 12V TAIL PTA LIGHT WHITE

December 21, 2023

These units are excellent, along with their wingtip companions are worthy of replacing the older high power strobes and all the heavy wiring and power supplies. Excellent safety feature on our training fleet with very low current draws. Highly recommend.

Pugetsoundflyers, I Verified Purchase

WHELEN ORION 5001V 12V TAIL PTA LIGHT WHITE

April 29, 2023

Very bright, great finish, well built product by Whelen!

Spencer A Verified Purchase

WHELEN ORION 5001V 12V TAIL PTA LIGHT WHITE

December 8, 2022

Work great. Direct bolt on to my 1940 Taylorcraft.

David N Verified Purchase

WHELEN ORION 5001V 12V TAIL PTA LIGHT WHITE

November 18, 2022

I purchased the Whelen tail light a few years ago and for some reason the NAV light quit working. I contacted Whelen Aerospace and they replaced it without question. I will never shop anywhere else for my aircraft lights.

Harold M
November 18, 2022

Minor fitment issues on the rudder of my RV7. Had to make a spacer out of 1/8 aluminum, because of the taper of the mount.

Rick M Verified Purchase

WHELEN ORION 5001V 12V TAIL PTA LIGHT WHITE

July 10, 2022

this is a great anti collision ,position light !!! super light weight.

Art F Verified Purchase

WHELEN ORION 5001V 12V TAIL PTA LIGHT WHITE

February 2, 2022

Q&A

Please note, Aircraft Spruce's personnel are not certified aircraft mechanics and can only provide general support and ideas, which should not be relied upon or implemented in lieu of consulting an A&P or other qualified technician. Aircraft Spruce assumes no responsibility or liability for any issue or problem which may arise from any repair, modification or other work done from this knowledge base. Any product eligibility information provided here is based on general application guides and we recommend always referring to your specific aircraft parts manual, the parts manufacturer or consulting with a qualified mechanic.

Q: Is there any reason the Orion 500 series lights can not be mounted on top of the vertical stabilizer?

Per Whelen, the Orion 500 Series Lights are designed to be mounted on the tail area, vertical stabilizer / rudder etc facing aft. However, the mounting screw holes are at 12 oclock and 6 oclock, not 3 and 9, so a minor modification will be necessary.

Q: Is the OR5001V a direct replacement for the A500AHD1?

Yes, the Orion 500 series (11-11975) is a LED replacement for the strobe style (11-03717).

Q: What is the type and size of wire I should run from cockpit when installing this Whelen Orion 500 series lighting?

We recommend shielded wire, the size will depend on the voltage of your system and the length of the wire.

Q: Can these units be mounted horizontally in a wig tip location as well as vertically in the tail to replace 11-03717 style units?

No, these lights are intended for tail mounting only. For wingtip see the OR 650 series 11-11966.

Q: Do you need a special power supply for the strobe portion of the Whelen Orion 500 series to work?

No, a separate power supply is not necessary to run these LED lights.

Q: Does the Whelen Orion 500 series lighting ship with form 8130?

No, if does not come with an 8130, but you can request it at the time of order for an additional cost.

Q: Can we connect the Whelen Orion 500 nav light wire with the strobe wire or is a separate power source wire necessary?

It is recommended to run a separate power wire for each function. This allows the pilot to turn off the strobe function when it has the potential to interfere with ground operations and other pilots.

Q: Do I need to use shielded wire with the Orion 500 lighting?

No. Shielded wire is not necessary for the Orion product line. Unshielded is acceptable.

Q: Does this rear tail light have a strobe built into it as well as stay lighted consistantly?

It has a steady burn and flash(strobe.)

Q: WHELEN ORION&#-2592;OR5001V / OR5002V POSITION / ANTI-COLLISION TAIL LIGHT WHITE FAA TSO fit a PA18?

It will fit. It has the same footprint as a single bulb tail light.

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