Re: Airliner lights

Date:         09 Mar 97 12:39:39 
From: (Fred Christiansen)
Organization: Hewlett Packard, Fort Collins, Colorado
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Jean-Francois Mezei ("[nospam]jfmezei" wrote:
> Are they designed solely "to be seen" or do they also help pilots see
> what is out there ?

My guess has been that pilots turn on these lights as a matter of ritual.
That is, day or night, you always do the same thing, and then you never
have to pause to think whether they go on or not, nor risk forgetting
to turn them on when actually needed.
Fred Christiansen, a Canajan (Eh?) in Colorado.  BTW, I do not speak for HP.
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