Figure 4-7.-Angle-of-attack components.
(port) light covers are red. The lamp assembly is
(arresting gear switch not bypassed). In most
accessible through the lower wingtip cover plate.
aircraft, the circuit returns to normal by lowering
the arresting gear, turning off the battery or
Fuselage formation lights installations (fig.
generator switch, or removing external power.
4-4) are in box assemblies on each side of the
fuselage. Each has a plastic window for light
emission and access to the lamp is by removing
the box cover. These lights connect in parallel with
Naval aircraft have formation lights for night
the wingtip formation lights; therefore, they
formation flying. In a typical formation light
installation, wingtip formation lights mount
within the upper and lower surfaces of the aft
NOTE: Manufacturers sometimes identify
section of each wingtip. Translucent diffusing
lights having the same purpose as formation lights
windows mount flush with the wingtip surface
by another name such as join-up lights or strip
above and below each light. The right-hand
(starboard) light covers are green and the left-hand