Re: cabin chimes

Date:         27 Aug 99 03:07:39 
From:         Robin Johnson <robinjohnson@bigfoot.com>
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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!