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Matt:

Why do commercial jetliners fly around with their headlights on? Are they going to prevent the plane from running into something up there?

-- Jeremy Barwick, Lemon Grove

Sorry, Jeremy. Those are landing lights -- lights for landing, not avoiding trees. But let us know if you see any with backups or directionals.

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