aircraft external lights
- All lights fitted on the exterior of the aircraft. These consist of navigation lights, anticollision lights, and landing and taxiing lights. Other external lights may be wing-scan lights. Military aircraft may also be fitted with formation lights.
Aviation dictionary. 2014.
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