Quick reference

Light signals

Light signals
On ground Light mode In flight
Authorised to take off if pilot is satisfied that no collision risk exists Green Authorised to land if pilot is satisfied that no collision risk exists
Authorised to taxi if pilot is satisfied that no collision risk exists Green flashing Return for landing
Stop Red Give way to other aircraft Continue circling
Taxi clear of landing area In use Red flashing Do not land Aerodrome unsafe
Return to starting point on aerodrome White flashing Return for landing
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New rules came into effect from 2 December 2021 that cover the general operating and flight rules. This website is now out of date and will be switched off in the new year. A PDF copy of the VFRG is available for download.
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