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navigation lights

[‚nav·ə′gā·shən ‚līts]
(navigation)
Statutory lights shown by aircraft and vessels during the hours between sunset and sunrise, in accordance with international agreements.

navigation lights

Colored lights on an aircraft used at night to show the direction the aircraft is moving. A red light is installed on the port (left) wing tip, a green light on the star-board (right) wing tip, and a white light on the tail of the aircraft. The red and green lights are visible from an angle of 110° as viewed from the front, while the white light located at the tail is visible 70° each side of the rear centerline. See aircraft external lights.
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An example of required equipment might be an oil pressure gauge; a navigation light usually isn't required for daytime VFR.
Prosecutor Oliver Willmott said: "This was a journey taken in the dark and taken by a vessel with no navigation lights.
He added that there were also other marine facilities at the Bay area without navigation lights, which is too dangerous for sea goers.
They strongly recommends that owners/operators of any vessel should installed SEACHOICE product (#03201 only) as a masthead, stern or other type of navigation light to remove it and replace it with a proper light that meets the requirements for the vessel and application.
Other boats may be operating without lights, in violation of federal law requiring navigation lights from sunset to sunrise and during periods of restricted visibility.
I'm sure it wasn't an aircraft because there were no navigation lights or sound," he added.
In addition, the Guide features a number of useful illustrations and signals explaining navigation lights, sound signals, cardinal marks, distress flares, emergency handling and C fire fighting, as well as a checklist and glossary of boating terms.
Those who dive at night should always be accompanied by a support vessel carrying the necessary navigation lights.
Some of the hailstones were as big as golf balls, causing severe damage to the nose, wings and navigation lights (right).
The vessel is made of recycled aluminum and is equipped with a solar-powered battery for navigation lights and other equipment.
Design features include a built-in fuel tank, storage lockers under seats, two towing eyes, rear locker seating with soft back, electric bilge pump, navigation lights, cover and lifting slings.
The 33 foot vessel was riding low in the water, running without navigation lights, in a known drug trafficking area and it was not engaged in fishing.

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