AWI is the leading developer of surface and aviation weather measurement systems, and air traffic management solutions.

Runway Visual Range (RVR) Systems

AWI offers Runway Visual Range (RVR) systems in a number of configurations to meet your precise needs. At the core of these RVR systems are the Model 8365 Dual Technology Visibility Sensor and the Model 8400 Transmissometer.

RVR_CroppedOur forward-scatter RVR systems combine the Model 8365 Dual Technology Visibility Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor (ALS), and Runway Light Intensity Interface to produce an RVR system that offers precision and accuracy in both high and low visibility conditions.

Download the Model 8365 product specification sheet here.


AWI’s transmissometer-based RVR system utilizes the Model 8400 Transmissometer with integrated Background Luminance Sensor (BLS). The system is designed for both single and dual-baseline configurations and supports multiple baseline distances. The unique revolving viewing window reduces the frequency of required maintenance, providing an extremely reliable RVR system with the lowest possible cost of ownership.

Download the Model 8400 product specification sheet here.

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