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737NG Wingtip Anti-Collision Lights  
User currently offlinewedgetail737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6238 posts, RR: 6
Posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 5084 times:
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Hi Everyone!

I was watching a brand new Garuda 737-800 land at BFI after the "over-the-hill" flight from Renton. I noticed that the wingtip, anti-collision lights appeared to be LED, not strobe. Has anyone seen any flying around?

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User currently offlineskyhawkmatthew From Australia, joined Oct 2005, 309 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 5008 times:

A lot of new-build aircraft are being equipped with LED strobes. Jetstar's sharklet-equipped A320s have LED strobes as well.

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User currently offlineTupolevTu154 From Germany, joined Aug 2004, 2222 posts, RR: 24
Reply 2, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 4725 times:

Quoting skyhawkmatthew (Reply 1):
A lot of new-build aircraft are being equipped with LED strobes. Jetstar's sharklet-equipped A320s have LED strobes as well.

As a side note on the A320 sharklet LED's; I recently heard that a captain flying at night had to turn the strobes off because they reflected so badly off the PFD. Not a problem I ever heard about in the pre-sharklet aircraft.

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31875 posts, RR: 54
Reply 3, posted (2 years 7 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 4047 times:

Anyone have a pic of an LED anticol for a B737NG.

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