||Only use approved plastic cleaners on Acrylic as Glass cleaners can have
Ammonia which can damage windows. Apply polish then wipe off to pick-up dirt (just look at the towel and you will see the dirt), fold it in and continue to wipe it off. Throw that towel away and buff with a clean one. This process will prevent you from making a form of sandpaper that can scratch your window.
||In todays crowded skies it is important to SEE AND BE SEEN erosion of
Outer surfaces of both Navigation Landing Light Lenses can affect safety of flight.
|INSPECT FOR CRAZING:
||The best way to detect crazing is a very powerful
Light and move it up and down the back and forth. It is usually not noticed in regular hangar light. Flight crew members can inspect in flight with bright sunlight. It will appear as bright flakes or silver thin lines. Remember you cant feel it. But with each pressurization cycle it penetrates deep into the window. Most manufactures do not allow any crazing and windows having it should be Repaired/Certified or be Replaced.
||Winter is coming, so please keep in mind
No ice scrapers on the windows. Please dont laugh we have seen it several times in the last Thirty (33) years
|HEAT BUILD UP:
||Tight fitting glare shield covers that fit between the glare shield and the windshield can cause
Severe damage to the inner layers of the windshield such as de-lamination and out casing of the polyvinyl inner layer (bubbles) the heat must be vented, so if you use them be sure to put them in loose or just use a bed sheet to protect the interior form UV rays.