Safety

What aircraft lights are required?

In addition to the red, green, and white position lights (red to port, green to starboard, and white astern), regulations require one anti-collision light for aircraft flying at night. This can be either white or red, and may be either a mechanically rotating beacon or a flashing strobe.

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Is an aircraft equipment list required?

FAA guidance: The aircraft equipment list is originally issued by the aircraft manufacturer and isrequired to be maintained by the Type Certificate Data Sheet (TCDS). An aircraft and itsinstalled components and parts must continually meet the requirements of the originalType Certificate or approved altered conditions. The aircraft equipment list is normallysubmitted in the form of a multiple page document for transport type aircraft.An air carrier operating under an approved weight and balance program may not berequired to maintain an equipment list...

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