Sponsor Message:
Aviation Technical / Operations Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
ALS Abbreviations M J X Etc  
User currently offlineNZ8800 From New Zealand, joined May 2006, 425 posts, RR: 2
Posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1291 times:

I'm having trouble working out the ?US abbreviations for lighting, found at worldaerodata.com and supplied from DAFIF.

In particular - approach lighting systems, which appear to have a single letter code.... eg M J X S A or others.
Also VA and BO have stumped me totally! Unless VA is a type of VASI...?

To put it in context:

NADI INTERNATIONAL:

Runway 02:
LIRL
REIL
A
PAPI

RNZAF WHENUAPAI:

Runway 03:
HIRL
BO
VA

FUA'AMOTU INTERNATIONAL:

Runway 11:
LIRL
REIL
M
VA


Thanks in advance to anyone who can supply a list (been trawling US airport abbreviation lists for some time) or just tell me what the above means!


MDZWTA ~ Mobile Disaster Zone When Travelling Abroad
1 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineXjramper From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2461 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1280 times:

OK...I can only give you a few that i know off the top of my head:

LIRL...Low intensity runway edge lights
HIRL...High intensity runway edge lights
REIL...Runday end identifier lights
PAPI...Precision approach path indicator

As for the one and two identifiers....i need to look those up.

XJR



Look ma' no hands!
Top Of Page
Forum Index

Reply To This Topic ALS Abbreviations M J X Etc
Username:
No username? Sign up now!
Password: 


Forgot Password? Be reminded.
Remember me on this computer (uses cookies)
  • Tech/Ops related posts only!
  • Not Tech/Ops related? Use the other forums
  • No adverts of any kind. This includes web pages.
  • No hostile language or criticizing of others.
  • Do not post copyright protected material.
  • Use relevant and describing topics.
  • Check if your post already been discussed.
  • Check your spelling!
  • DETAILED RULES
Add Images Add SmiliesPosting Help

Please check your spelling (press "Check Spelling" above)


Similar topics:More similar topics...
Aircraft Vs Race Cars: Temps, Wear And Tear, Etc posted Thu Nov 2 2006 07:34:20 by TimePilot
Pressurization, Factor Of Safety, Altitudes, Etc posted Wed Mar 8 2006 03:23:35 by Lehpron
737-700 Planning Etc! posted Thu Feb 23 2006 17:11:38 by Markyp
Pilots Who Have Flown Into LGA, DCA, MDW, Etc. posted Thu Jan 19 2006 01:12:30 by Yanksn4
FAR-25, JAR-25, Etc posted Sat Dec 3 2005 00:50:26 by Spectre242
What Do All These Abbreviations Mean? posted Mon Aug 8 2005 04:56:24 by Alfa75
A380 / B777 Etc As A Biz Jet? posted Thu Jul 14 2005 15:37:19 by C130jbloke
Wire From Tail To Body: 73S, DC9 Etc? posted Mon Jun 20 2005 16:31:05 by Qantas777
ATC Questions About Connecting Flts, Etc? posted Fri Jun 3 2005 16:24:39 by Mr Spaceman
Difference Between A-Check, B-check, Etc.? posted Tue May 24 2005 08:29:30 by ORDSPOTTER

Sponsor Message:
Printer friendly format