|Quoting LAXintl (Reply 1):|
Navigation beacon and strobes in the past were simply high intensity bulbs.
|Quoting c5load (Thread starter):|
I was spotting over at BWI about a week ago and saw a DC-9-30 from DTW come in. It looked cool in the old NWA colors, but that's beside the point. Unless I was crazy and saw things, it didn't have normal flashing wingtip strobes. Instead, they seem to rotate back and forth similar to the acl. Was this how the early strobes were?
|Quoting western727 (Reply 8):|
I saw them on a DC-8 freighter yesterday at DFW.
|Quoting LAXintl (Reply 3):|
On older aircraft, like props, 707, and even maybe early 747s as I recall,