rotating beacon


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rotating beacon

[′rō‚tād·iŋ ′bē·kən]
(navigation)
A navigational beacon with one or more beams that rotate.
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Customers can configure the T X-Road with tailor made options to fit their business needs, by including a hydraulic kit, radiator protective skid, rear axle ratio, LED rotating beacon lighting, additional tanks and fifth wheel height.
These early pilots depended on a network of rotating beacon towers at four-mile intervals, like lighthouses in the sky.
The runway does not have a rotating beacon, only a dimly lit windsock that may or may not tell the truth.
Included on the long list of equipment provided is a 2,952ft (900m) CAT II approach stretching over a scenic valley; runway, taxiway and apron edge lighting; a precision approach path indicator (PAPI), an airfield ground lighting (AGL) control system, wind cones, information signs, a rotating beacon and apron floodlights.
The Sault facility received $1,022,640 for the replacement of a runway sweeper, snowblower, an airfield rotating beacon, wind direction indicators, approach 1 light transformers, C and for modifications to the combined services building to accommodate fire trucks.
The air boss, hearing the foul deck call, turned to switch the aft rotating beacon from green to red--to "close" the deck.
But make sure you're careful and watch out for the aft rotating beacon.
"We re-created these eras of American history," says Hammons, "through the use of vintage photographs, scale models, donated flight suits and uniforms, and base memorabilia such as an early airfield rotating beacon, as well as flight patches and yearbooks.
In an oft-repeated but clarifying example, Salmon asks us to picture a rotating beacon in a sports stadium.
4) Section 4 a / n ESD 64914 Rotating Lighthouses (ROTATING BEACON ABN), CPV: 34995000-8, Budget
It's a bit unclear if the FAA's legal group is referring to a pilot who chooses to, say, add a red rotating beacon to the strobes-only system in his Cherokee or Cirrus, or to an installation marketed and packaged as a single system.