The FlightGuide family of aerospace cables provides high temperature and strength capabilities for a variety of single-mode and Graded-Index fibers.

Compatible with connectors and/or termini designed for tight jacket construction cables (e.g. ST, Tight Jacket LC, Tight Jacket SC, MIL-29504 pin and socket).
Unit of Measure

Cable Optical Properties


N/A @ 1300 nm, ≤ 4 dB/km@ 850 nm, ≤ 6 dB/km


N/A @ 1300 nm, ≥ 300 MHz-km@ 850 nm, ≥ 160 MHz-km

Buffered Fiber Properties

Buffer Diameter

N/A 900 ± 50 µm

Buffer Material


Cladding Diameter

N/A 125 ± 1 µm

Coating Type 1

N/A Carbon

Coating Type 2

N/A Silicone

Coating Type 2 Diameter

N/A 450 ± 25 µm


N/A Graded-Index 62.5/125

Core Diameter

N/A 62.5 ± 3 µm

Numerical Aperture

N/A 0.275

Numerical Aperture Tolerance

N/A ± 0.015

Proof Test Level

N/A ≥ 200 kpsi


N/A Multimode Graded-Index

Cable Design

Cable Weight

N/A 4.0 kg/km

Outer Cable Diameter

N/A 1.8 ± 0.1 mm

Outer Jacket Material


Standard Jacket Color

N/A Gray

Installation and Usage Specifications

Installation Load Maximum

N/A 90 lb400 N

Minimum Bend Installation

N/A 25 mm

Minimum Bend Operating

N/A 8 mm

Operating Load Maximum

N/A 30 lb133 N

Operating Temperature

N/A -55 to +165 ºC

Storage Temperature

N/A -55 to 85 ºC

How To Order:


N/A The operating temperature ranges are general guidelines. Consult with our Technical Sales department to determine the optimal coating and jacketing material for your specific application. 1.860.678.6636. OFS reserves the right to make changes to the prices and product(s) described in this document at any time without notice. This document is for informational purposes only and is not intended to modify or supplement any OFS warranties or specifications relating to any of its products or services.

Order By Item #

N/A C10028

Order From Location

1.888.438.9936 toll-free in the United States and Canada
1.860.678.0371 from outside the U.S.A.
55 Darling Drive
Avon, CT 06001, USA

Typical Applications

N/A Aircraft Sensors
Communication Systems
Corrosive Chemical Environments
Data Transmission
Harsh Environments