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Westjet Flashing Landing Lights

Mon Jul 23, 2001 11:19 pm

Hey all,

I was at YWG last week and while doing some spotting from the observation deck, I noticed that Westjets B732's have flashing landing lights.
Does anyone know why they flash?
Don't misunderstand me, these were not the red anti-collision lights or the white strobe lights, these were the main landing lights at the wing root.
I thought it was strange as I have never seen this on an a/c before. None of our planes at AC have flashing landing lights.
So, what's the purpose of them on Westjet?

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RE: Westjet Flashing Landing Lights

Mon Jul 23, 2001 11:27 pm

You might want to do a search on this, as the topic has been covered repeatedly...

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RE: Westjet Flashing Landing Lights

Tue Jul 24, 2001 12:20 am

Westjet got their 732s from WN, some of them. The 732H4s have flashing wing lights. It was an option Southwest wanted. The 73GH4 does not have them, or so I hear.