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There’s A Reason They Turn Off The Lights

As the aircraft prepares for take-off or descent, the cabin lights go out. This is never really explained and there is not much to think about as the lights came back on a few minutes later.

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However, there is a good reason for this. Take-off and landing are the most problematic stages of a flight and they are stages that require a lot of energy. The lights go out to allow everyone to adapt to the light in case of an emergency. This can help people orient themselves easily in space if they need to take action. It also saves a little energy and is good for the environment. Now you know the reasons why the lights were turned off, so you may not be afraid of that next time.

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