TITLE

FAA Installs Runway Safety System at LAX

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Air Safety Week;7/13/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 27, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the installation of Runway Status Lights (RSL) at the Los Angeles International Airport in California. The RSL is made up of red lights planted into the pavement, alerting pilot to runway safety hazards. It was made possible by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the city of Los Angeles.
ACCESSION #
43245912

 

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