rabbit lights

rabbit lights

A colloquialism for sequentially flashing lead-in runway approach lights.
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On the next approach, the visibility improved, and I could identify the rabbit lights in plenty of time to land, using land flaps.
Through heavily scattered clouds and at 500 feet AGL, the TAC spotted the rabbit lights 30 degrees off the nose.
As I started adding power, the rabbit lights broke out underneath me.
I began my approach, saw the runway 02 rabbit lights at 1,100 feet AGL, and broke out underneath at 600 feet.
I assumed they were the rabbit lights for runway 20 and continued my approach, using the lights for lineup information.
However, as I went missed approach, I caught a glimpse of the rabbit lights going under my left wing.
Dash 3: "Tower, Two-Oh-Two has turned downwind, this is Two-Oh-Three, over the rabbit lights, do I have clearance to land?