Deck Status Light Definition -

deck status light

1.) A three-colored light (red, amber, green) controlled from the primary flight control. Navy - The light displays the status of the ship to support flight operations. United States Coast Guard - The light displays clearance for a helicopter to conduct a given evolution.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-04: Joint Shipboard Helicopter and Tiltrotor Aircraft Operations, updated December 2012 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015

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