The purpose of this standard is to recommend minimum performance requirements to assist the specification writer in establishing a failsafe airplane interior Fluorescent light assembly design. This standard relates to the design of lamp ballasts, lampholders, fixtures, and installation of the same.
This document has been revised to provide better guidance in designing failsafe light assemblies. It has also improved defining test requirements along with incorporating lessons learned from industry. Lastly, it has been updated to provide additional testing guidelines.