Specification for taxiway and runway signs.
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Specification for taxiway and runway signs. by United States Federal Aviation Administration

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration in Washington, D.C. (800 Independent Ave., S.W., Washington 20591) .
Written in English


  • Airways -- United States.,
  • Aids to navigation -- United States.

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SeriesAdvisory circular -- AC no. 150/5345-44F.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15381809M

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AC /H, Specification for Runway and Taxiway Signs, dated Septem , is cancelled. Revision letter "I" is intentionally omitted. 4. APPLICATION. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recommends the guidance and specifications in this Advisory Circular for runway and taxiway signs. In general, use of this AC is not Size: 1MB. Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States. Federal Aviation Administration. Specification for taxiway and runway signs. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. Specification for L, runway and taxiway retroreflective markers Published: () Specification for portable runway and taxiway lights Published: () Specification for L, lighted visual aid to indicate temporary runway closure Published: (). buy faa ac / specification for runway and taxiway signs from sai global.

It provides enhancement of taxiway and runway signs, markings, and lighting, as well as the creation of visual aid diagrams. Part and operators must comply with LVO/SMGCS plans when implemented at their specific airport. Part 91 operators should follow the plans to the maximum extent possible and expect “follow-me” assistance to and. instruction signs may include runway designation signs,category I, II or III holding position signs, runway-holding postionsigns and NO ENTRY signs. Runway-holding position markings are supplemented at a taxiway/runway or a runway/runway intersection with a runway designation sign. A runway designation sign at. AC /, Specification for Runway and Taxiway Signs, and in some cases, several sign. illustrations have been combined into a single figure. 3. CANCELLATION. This AC cancels AC /E, Standards for Airport Sign Systems,dated September, 12, AC /F 08/16/ ii: 4. PRINCIPAL CHANGES.   Taxiway direction sign. Image via FAA. Here, the sign indicates to pilots they are on taxiway A, which continues to the right and taxiway C is perpendicular in both directions. (Note that the taxiways are referred to using the NATO phonetic alphabet. This plane is on “Taxiway Alpha”.) At Uniform, holding short of Runway

Taxiway Location Sign. FIG Taxiway Location Sign Collocated with Runway Holding Position Sign. Location Signs. a. Location signs are used to identify either a taxiway or runway on which the aircraft is located. Other location signs provide a visual cue to pilots to assist them in determining when they have exited an area. 24 Assumes same size airplane uses both the first taxiway/taxilane and the adjacent taxiway/taxilane. Distance can be reduced if secondary taxiway/taxilane is limited to use only by smaller airplanes. 25 Dimensions provided are for the runway direction having the lowest approach minimums. Opposing runway direction may use a smal ler RPZ. Mandatory Sign FAA LL(L) Runway/Taxiway Location Sign: These signs are designed to guide pilots to a particular point on the field, identify holding positions, identify taxiway and runway intersections, and prohibit aircraft entry into designated areas. FAA LB(L) Runway Distance Remaining Sign: The LB is used at 1,foot. Taxiway centerline lead-on lights provide visual guidance to persons entering the runway. These "lead-on" lights are also color-coded with the same color pattern as lead-off lights to warn pilots and vehicle drivers that they are within the runway environment or ILS critical area.