Night Operations - QT

Lesson Quicktakes cover the items that should be memorized from each of the wifiCFI Lessons. They do not cover all of the lesson details in-depth.


ANATOMY OF THE EYE:

Cones:

Located in the center of the retina.

Detect color, details, and faraway objects.

Best for center object viewing.


Rods:

Concentrated around the cones.

Make night vision possible.

Best for peripheral viewing.


NIGHT BLIND SPOT

Center of the field of vision at night.


NIGHT ADAPTATION

Takes eyes 30 minutes to fully adjust to night lighting.


PILOT EQUIPMENT:

Flashlight:

White Light = Used for preflighting the aircraft.

Red Light = Used for in-flight chart reading (is non-glaring).


AIRPORT LIGHTING:


VASI and PAPI INDICATIONS:


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