This is a request for comments on a new feature for *aviation obstacle lights <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aircraft_warning_lights>*: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/ Aviation_Obstacle_Light
I am planning an import of mobile/cell towers in Norway. The dataset is based on a public database for obstacles to aircrafts, containing all vertical structures above a certain height. The dataset also contains information on warning lights on those structures, such as "flashing red light" or "low intensity ICAO type A light". There are similar datasets available in the US and elsewhere. I was unable to find a way to tag the lights and therefore I am proposing the new feature *airmark=obstacle_light* . I did consider the proposed *light_source=** feature, however it was not possible to tag dual day/night warning lights, such as "high intensity flashing white light at daytime/low intensity flashing red light at nighttime". Also, for high light masts (at for example stadiums), bridges, certain towers etc there was anyway a need to tag the main light on the structure and the warning light separately. The proposal is based on how obstacle lights are coded by ICAO, FAA and other national aviation regulators. The tagging structure is built on concepts from the *seamark:light* tags and it is kept as general as possible in order to be reusable for other kinds of aviation lights such as aerodrome beacons <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aerodrome_beacon>. I have no experience with flight simulators, which could be one of the use cases for this tag, so I am particularly interested in comments from the flight simulator and aviation communities.
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