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I have been mightily confused by the different names of the aircraft lighting systems; and the conditions under which they should be used. Here's my attempt making sense of it; the captions pointing to the lights (NAV, BCN, etc.) indicate how the corresponding switches are labled in the Skyhawk:
The following is my interpretation of a rough approximation of how these systems should be used:
|beacon||whenever engine is in operation|
|navigation lights||at night|
|landing lights||at landing|
|taxi lights||at landing, and while in motion on the surface|
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