EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES (cont)
(6) Navigation Lights.
Navigation lights are arranged in the conventional configuration:
Left side red.
Right side green.
(7) Formation Lights.
Formation lights consist of four green lights. Light intensity is adjustable from dim
(8) Anti-Collision Lights.
Anti-collision lights are day/night high-intensity strobe lights. The lights are
omni directional and flash alternately at a rate of 35 times per minute.
The searchlight is capable of extending up and down through an arc of 130 and
rotating 360 left or right.
(10) Maintenance Light.
The maintenance light can be attached at either of two points on the aircraft
making it possible to perform maintenance in low visibility conditions anywhere on the aircraft.
(11) Utility Light.
The pilot and CPG utility light is a standard hand-held light with a coil extension cord so
that the light can be detached from its mount and shown around the cockpit. The light has built-in red and clear
lenses. The pilot or CPG can select either lens at will.
(12) Secondary Lights.
Secondary lights are standard 28 VDC aviation floodlight assemblies which
provide emergency illumination of the pilot and CPGs instrument panels in case of instrument lighting failure.
Edge-lights provide pilot and CPG station instrument and panel lighting as follows:
All panel and console lighting.
All remote indicator lights.
(a) Control of the pilot and CPG edge-lights are divided into four channels:
Channel 1 controls the lights on the right-hand instrument panels.
Channel 2 controls the lights on the left-hand instrument panels.
Channel 3 controls the lights on the pilot right-hand and center consoles and the CPG right-hand
Channel 4 controls the lights on the left-hand consoles, circuit breaker panels, and collective stick
(b) Pilot circuit breaker panel edge-lighting is controlled by a separate ON/OFF switch.