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Light Usage Suggestions

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I would like to recommend a few suggestions on light usage. Most airlines seem to use the following.

 

Fixed Landing Light: On: When Entering a Runway, When Passing Through 18,000 MSL

                                 Off When Passing Through 18,000 FT MSL

 

Retractable Landing Lights: On: When Entering a Runway, and when slowing below 250 KTS

                                            Off: When Passing through 10,000 FT MSL

 

Runway Turnoff Lights:   On When Entering a Runway, When Descending Below 18,000 MSL at Night

                                       Off: When Passing through 18,000 FT MSL         

 

Logo and Wing Lights: On: At Night on ramp and Below 18,000 FT MSL

                                    Off: Above 18,000 MSL

 

 

Again these seem to be what most airlines use and 18,000 MSL seems standard, NOT 10,000 AGL

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That's airline specific, but FYI, the upcoming 777 version has options to handle many of these types of variations.

 

The NGX already does to a degree as well.

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