Flashcards in Aeronatical Groung Lighting (AGL) Deck (24)
In the UK, which regulatory document should we refer to confirm runway AGL serviceability level requirements?
A number of approaches at LHR have missing lights or non-standard spacing due to their interference with the ILS systems or physical obstructions. These are registered as what?
Special Conditions (SC’s)
What does SALS stand for?
Supplementary Approach Lights System
PAPI is part of the runway approach light, True or False?
When do SALS argument the runway approach lighting?
In Low Visibility Operations (LVOs)
Runway AGL always indicates the declared runway distances, True or False?
How far apart are runway centreline light fittings spaced?
What do Touchdown Zone barrettes consist of?
15 rows of 4 barrettes
To meet LVO criteria, what is the maximum straight taxiway centreline lights spacing?
At what intervals are Touchdown Zone barrettes spaded longitudinally?
To meet LVO criteria, what is the maximum spacing of curved taxiway centreline lights?
For a taxiway intended for use in IRVR of less than 550 meters, to remain compliant, how many adjacent centreline fittings cannot be unserviceable?
2 or more
How often does LHR require to perform MALMS test?
What does MALMS stand for?
Mobile Airfield Lighting Monitoring System
What does IRVR stand for?
When the runway centreline lightening changes in colour from alternate red and white to continuous red lights, how far from the end of the runway are you?
Which runway AGL (at full brilliancy) does MALMS test involve checking?
Centreline, Runway Edge and TDZ
RETILs consist of how many light fittings?
The AGL within the runway touchdown zone (TDZ) extends to what distance longitudinally along the runway?
What does RETIL stand for?
Rapid Exit Taxiway Indicator Light
Wing-bar AGL consists of how many light fittings?
Runway edge lights are spaced how far apart?
Where are the runway edge lights located?
Outside the runway side strip marking