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Does REIL count as ALS in accordance with 91.175?

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Is the runway end identifier lights (REIL) considered a part of the approach lighting systems (ALS)? The formatting from 19.175 seems to imply that it is separate from the ALS.    

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    John D Collins on Jul 10, 2015

    No. the approach light system is item 91.175(c)(3)(i) and REIL is item 91.175(c)(3)(v). It should be clear they are distinct visual cues.

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