Re: Dangerous Aircraft lighting

Date:         05 Sep 97 17:27:25 
From:         BobB <bblondel@3rddoor.com>
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bengel@grobbebol.xs4all.nl wrote:
>
> In rec.travel.air ZineGreen <zinegreen@aol.com> wrote:
> > I've never heard of an airline asking its crews to shut of logo lights to
> > save money.  First of all, the money saved would be infinitesimal.  But
> > more importantly, crews are normally too safety conscious to stand for
> > such a mandate had it come from the airline's management.  I've been an
> > airline pilot with 3 airlines in the US, and I've never encountered an
> > airline asking its crews to skimp on any such matter that would affect
> > safety of flight.
>
> my $100 question is : what would a logo light have to do with safety ?

More like a ten cent question. Unless you believe everything that ATC
says, SEE AND BE SEEN is still a good way to avoid bending metal,
aircraft, pax, etc.

Anything that helps you BE SEEN is good. More is better.

-= bob =-