An American Airlines pilot approaching LAX reported seeing the odd sight on Sunday evening, and it's not clear who is behind the stunt or why.
And some of the messages appear to show employees discussing concealing problems from the FAA.
The panel "provides controls to change the intensity of the light fixtures, turn them on, and turn them off."
Audio from a November meeting revealed American Airlines pilots confronting Boeing executives over a lack of aggressive action to fix the planes.
President Donald Trump and members of his Cabinet could even become involved.
The plane manufacturer reportedly may have bungled its own safety assessment during the certification process
Some experts suggest that the FAA’s close links to the airline industry make it look like the delay was politically influenced.
Other airports across the East Coast are experiencing delays as well, although the reasons are unclear.
The shutdown has now cost hundreds of thousands of federal workers their paychecks, and there's no solution in sight
Less than a month after an engine exploded on another Southwest plane.
"We find this absolutely unacceptable, of zero training value."