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1

In the UK, which regulatory document should we refer to confirm runway AGL serviceability level requirements?

CAP1168

2

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)

3

What does SALS stand for?

Supplementary Approach Lights System

4

PAPI is part of the runway approach light, True or False?

True

5

When do SALS argument the runway approach lighting?

In Low Visibility Operations (LVOs)

6

Runway AGL always indicates the declared runway distances, True or False?

False

7

How far apart are runway centreline light fittings spaced?

15 meters

8

What do Touchdown Zone barrettes consist of?

15 rows of 4 barrettes

9

To meet LVO criteria, what is the maximum straight taxiway centreline lights spacing?

15 meters

10

At what intervals are Touchdown Zone barrettes spaded longitudinally?

60 meters

11

To meet LVO criteria, what is the maximum spacing of curved taxiway centreline lights?

7.5 meters

12

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

13

How often does LHR require to perform MALMS test?

Monthly

14

What does MALMS stand for?

Mobile Airfield Lighting Monitoring System

15

What does IRVR stand for?

???

16

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?

300 meters

17

Which runway AGL (at full brilliancy) does MALMS test involve checking?

Centreline, Runway Edge and TDZ

18

RETILs consist of how many light fittings?

6

20

The AGL within the runway touchdown zone (TDZ) extends to what distance longitudinally along the runway?

900 meters

21

What does RETIL stand for?

Rapid Exit Taxiway Indicator Light

22

Wing-bar AGL consists of how many light fittings?

4

23

Runway edge lights are spaced how far apart?

60 meters

24

Where are the runway edge lights located?

Outside the runway side strip marking

25

How many meters outside of the runway side stripe marking is the nearest PAPI unit?

15 meters