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Old 31st Oct 2020, 12:43
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Specs for airfield signs

Hi,

Having decided to use Aerops for contact free landing fee payment etc, I want to make up a sign which also includes the Black C on a Yellow Square.

Does anyone know of the specifications for this: i.e. RAL number for the yellow, size of square, and typeface for the C?

CAP 637 gives all the signs on airfields, but no specifications.

Many thanks
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Old 31st Oct 2020, 14:58
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Colours are specified in ICAO Annex 14 Appendix 1 (in a not very user-friendly way).
The characters are also defined Annex 14 but in Appendix 4 (no named font, just drawings).
Size seems to be a matter of choice.
Latest Edition is 2018
You can find free versions searching for ICAO Annex 14

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Old 31st Oct 2020, 16:21
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CAP 168 Licensing of Aerodromes.

This manual details all required aerodrome signs together with the dimensions, colours and positioning.
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Old 31st Oct 2020, 19:06
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You need a copy of the Apron Markings and Signs Handbook (As amended) published by the Airports Council International

The document is intended as a "Best Practice" handbook to be used by airport staff, in addition to local regulations.

Complies With ICAO Annex 14 and is what I used when I need some specs for signs and markings

Not sure where you'd get one these days
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Old 31st Oct 2020, 19:47
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If you need specs to see airfield signs maybe you shouldn't be flying!
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Old 31st Oct 2020, 20:57
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Originally Posted by Fly-by-Wife View Post
If you need specs to see airfield signs maybe you shouldn't be flying!
Not as long as you carry a spare pair!
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