Re: Is "Lights Out" FAA Reg?

Date:         01 Oct 97 14:08:43 
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Dave Benjamin wrote:
> >From observation, it would appear that the FAA (or A/C manufactures)
> require dimming of cabin lights for take-off and landing.  Is cabin
> light dimming a requirement?  And if it is, why?

It is a requirement. It is done all the time as to become routine and
not left up to the consideration of each individual. It is done for
safety reasons, ie: if there were an incident it would not be like
coming in from the sunlight to a movie theater.