Two quick images, for my Engineering Whizzkid Buddy, KillaMinis (he's a lucky guy too ;) ... check out his YT channel) ...
Sequence of lights shown here (at 0:16) ...
AirDeckRC.com - R/C Helicopter Landing Pad/Zone... w/ LEDs!
R/C-Controlled LED Projects
PIC-BASED R/C PROJECTS
Some useful links on the topic ...
Flashing Lights Landing Pad
Flashing Lights Landing Pad - Part 2
How to light an LED
How to light several LEDs
Resistor Colour Codes
LEDS (Light Emitting Diodes)
LED series/parallel array wizard