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Papi Lights in CDB

I am trying to configure Papi lights in CDB.

There seems to be 7 CDB Light types specified in CDB 3.2, they are all white. Is there a new type for the red Papi light. Or is there another way of configuring Papi lights.

For PAPI lights, the red and white lights are combined. Since their directionality needs to be fixed between the two lights, there is only a single light type in CDB

The directionality is the same between the red and white light but not the rgb. Does that mean you can not associate a correct rgb value from the red light?

The directionality and color are client specific information. CDB suggests a client_light.xml to store this information. As such, the CDB stores the light type as "PAPI" and the client must "control/represent" the light correctly.

The PAPI can either be created as a single light with code 311 or separate light with code 314-317.

It would be nice for followers to jump in to based on best practices on how they create PAPI.

We consider the color as specified by FAA/ICAO or other appropriate authorities, and do not directly use the rgb value found in the CDB specification, since they do not always line up with regulatory bodies. Also, in OGC CDB 1.0, there is no longer a rgb value associated with each light type. We use the four individual light codes, so that we can make the directionality work correctly on approach
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