Re: Is "Lights Out" FAA Reg?

Date:         01 Oct 97 19:57:49 
From:         jf mezei <"[non-spam]jfmezei"@videotron.ca>
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airjet@Alaska.NET wrote:
>
> 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?

FYI, upon departure from Honolulu on a SYD bound QF 747-300 last march,
they did not dim the lights during takeoff at night. Would FAA
regulations apply in this case ?