Date: 27 Aug 99 03:07:39 From: Robin Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> References: 1 2
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>I am a Part 121 pilot and we use the cabin chime for a variety of flight >phases. Be aware that each airline may have it's own policy. The first chime >after takeoff is at the end of the takeoff phase ... I noticed on a recent trip imvolving sevaral airlines that the interpretation of the banning of electronic noisemakers varies enormously. Perhaps the second chime should mean to passengers that it's OK to fire up their notebooks! (or perhaps now that No Smoking is redundant, the sign could be replaced with No Electronic Gadgets!