Cabin Light Dimming on final.

From:         Scott Decker <>
Date:         11 Aug 94 02:18:15 
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It's been a time sense I last went some place on a commercial A/L but I 
noticed just the other day while watching a 737 land at RENO that the 
cabin lights were dimmed or turned off on final approach. I was wondering 
if anybody knows why the A/L (not all do this I'm sure?) do this? I think 
I can rest assured that it's not not due to glare in the pilots rear-view 
mirror :-).
Any answer is better than none RIGHT?
Scott Decker
Reno NV.