10-27 - Visual approach slope indicators o The VASI is a...

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A/F D o Published every 56 days o Airport information o Aeronautical chart changes o Phone numbers 2-3-8 mandatory instruction signs o In a red background with a white in scription and are used to denote An entrance to a runway or critical area and Areas where an aircraft is prohibited from entering 2-3-9 location signs o Black background with tallow letters o Identify either a taxiway or runway o Provide a visual cue to pilots to assist them in determining when they have exited area 2-3-10 direction signs o Yellow background with black letering Destination signs o Same color layout Information signs o Yellow background with black inscription. Used to provide pilot with information on such things as areas that cannote be seen from control tower, etc… Runway distance remaining signs o Black background with white letters Colors o Yellow over black – where you are o Black over yellow – how to get somewhere or information
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o White over red – mandatory signs o White over black – distance remaining
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Unformatted text preview: Visual approach slope indicators o The VASI is a system of lights so arranged to provide visual dexcent guidance info during the approach to a runway o Lights visible from 3-5 mi during day and up to 20 mi or more at night Runway edge lights o Used to outline the edges of runways during periods of darkness or low visibility o High intensity HIRL o Medium MIRL o Low LIRL o Are white, except on instrument runways amber replaces white on the last 2,000 ft or half the runway length, whichever is less o Red lights at end of runway, green at beginning Airport beacons o 12 to 30 per minute marking airports o 30 to 60 for heliports o White and green- lighted land airport o White and yellow – lighted water airport o Gree, yellow, and white – lighted heliport Taxway edge lights o Used to outline edges of taxiways during periods of darkness or restricted visibility conditions o Blue light o If embedded in center, they are green...
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2010 for the course AERF 1103 taught by Professor Visser during the Fall '08 term at LeTourneau.

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