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Title: High intensity approach lights at Tempelhof AFB, 1948-1949, 69270
Keywords: United States. Air Force; History; Blockade, 1948-1949; Cold War; Flughafen Berlin Tempelhof; Landing aids (Aeronautics)
Berlin Airlift; Berlin Blockade; Army engineers; Runways; Construction; Airbases; Airfields; Cold War; Lighting; Operation Vittles
Publisher: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Office of History;
Abstract: 69270 AC. High Intensity Approach Lights. Employees shown at the Tempelhof Air Force Base, Berlin, putting up the high watt system approach lights. These lights mark the extensions of the width of the runway. The left row of lights, as seen by the pilot on the landing glide, will be red and the right row yellow. Extensive tests with the AGA lights were made at Landing Aids Experiments Station, Arcata, California. Some aircraft landed visually when visibility limits were one-sixteenth of a mile during daylight.
Description: 8x10 in. b&w print
Other Identifiers: 70
Appears in Collections:USACE Collection

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