Aircraft Lights

Aircraft Lights

Aircraft navigation lights help pilots see other aircraft at night, and identify which direction they are flying.

Aircraft Navigation Lights

Let's look at some examples of how the aircraft lights help identify aircraft position.

Aircraft Lights

From behind the white tail white is visible and the wing lights (red on the left, and green on the right), the aircraft is flying away from us.

Aircraft Lights

In this picture the green light (right wing) is on the left, and the red (left wing) is on the right, the aircraft is flying towards us.

Aircraft Lights

In this picture the red light on the left wing is visible and the white tail light, the aircraft is flying from the right to the left.

Aircraft Lights

In this picture the green light on the right wing is visible and the white tail light, the aircraft is flying from the left to the right.

Aircraft Lights