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Cabin lights interfere with vision out of the plane for flight crews. They cast a night time reflection and glare that affects them, but also affects uptake of actual navigation lights by others, such as collision and landing lights. With the cabin lights on, the collision and landing lights are difficult to pick out, especially from the air by other planes. ...


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The pilot needs to keep the aircraft balanced. This is really important. If you put all the heavy people at the front, it will push the nose down and the pilot will have to trim the controls against that, generating drag. If there is a sudden engine failure during take off, that extra drag could be extremely dangerous. The aircraft will also need more fuel ...



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