Re: cabine chimes

Date:         13 Feb 99 02:25:57 
From:         "R.R.B.777" <>
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>Not having crewed or trained beyond the Instrument level as a Private Pilot,
>could any of you point out  the myriad of bells/chimes one typically hears
>on a normal Part 121 flight.  I am aware obviously of the flight attendant
>call button noise but is the initial chime heard while still climbing the
>10k or first clearance altitude?

You should hear 2 chimes during the initial climb : 1st after gear
retraction (automatic) or later (manual) when the no-smoking goes off then
at 10000ft (automatic) or later (manual) when the seat belt sign goes off.
Everytime one of those signs goes on or off you must hear a chime.