Type- XPlane2Blender uses this to tell if the artist wants a "Point" or non-"Point" (such as a "Spot") light. "Point" lights have no meaningful direction and are therefore used for things like car headlights and blinking runway lights. They're more optimizable than non-"Point" spotlights. A "Spot" type has a meaningful direction to it and are good for representing things like spotlights. Further mentions of
Typewill refer to XPlane2Blender's setting unless otherwise noted.
Color- Custom Lights and old style lights use this for their RGB value
Typerefers to what type of information is required to use them.
Nameabove for more details. "Named Light" refers to the type of XPlane2Blender light which takes a light name and no parameters.
io_xplane2blender\resources\lights.txt. It can be replaced by the lights.txt file included in X-Plane.