[jhb_airlines] Re: Lights out

  • From: "Paul" <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 10:58:05 +0100

It's light pollution.  I guess the passenger lights are dimmed to prevent
the light spill from interfering with the pilots periferral vision.

Paul

-----Original Message-----
From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Wilding, Colin
Sent: 17 August 2005 10:39
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Lights out


Although I can't remember the technicial name for it, presumably there is
some kind of reflection from outside; rather like the problems astronomers
have seeing stars over major cities

Colin



Colin Wilding

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-----Original Message-----
From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter Dodds
Sent: 17 August 2005 10:34
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: pdodds@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Lights out

But the flight crew are behind a closed windowless door.  Surely thy cannot
see the <passenger> cabin lights?

Peter



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