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Aircraft With The Most Lights On It.  
User currently offlineJetblue15 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 273 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 4130 times:

I saw a DC-9 this morning that had so many lights on it that it looked like a moving light bulb. Its funny though, for such a small airplane to have so many lights on it. Which aircraft have the most lights on it and why so many? I know the main lights are beacon, Nav, taxi, landing and strobes but there are more on some aircraft.

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User currently offlineCitationJet From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 2459 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 4086 times:

I would say the Goodyear blimp.


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User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 4057 times:

Some DC9's have white lights that oscillate ("wobble") on the wingtips. Most have oscillating beacons rather than strobes or revolving beacons. Then there's red/green nav lights and loads of landing lights.

Mark


User currently offlineCpsarras From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 65 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3891 times:

Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 2):
loads of landing lights.

Yes, in addition to the wingtip lights, the have 2 lights at the front landing gear, and two more, one each at the root of each wing (on the -1x model, moved on later models to the side of the fuselage). The wing inspection lights (2 per fuselage side) also light up, and there are two more facing backwards, at the trailing edge of the wingtip.

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User currently offlineFriendlySkies From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 4120 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3868 times:

In terms of actual light bulbs? I'd say a 747...in terms of lights in general, I'd say an MD-80...just from my observations though.

User currently offlineN766UA From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 8341 posts, RR: 23
Reply 5, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3859 times:

DC-8s are pretty lit up.


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