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Old 15th Nov 2010, 13:32
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Hi Guys..

Anybody knows where can I get information about A320 cockpit window .. for example what material its made from and how many layers are fitted.. and its limitations ...

Thanks ...
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Old 15th Nov 2010, 13:46
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PPG Industries ? PPG Aerospace introduces enhanced-design windshields for Airbus A320 Family - News - PPG Industries

Here's a start for you.
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Old 15th Nov 2010, 14:36
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Thanks but thats the material production company I looking for Airbus Self Exceplenations and details ... I beleive there are some kind of limitations for cracked windows and so on...

What I know the Airbus Cockpit Window has three layers each layer has its own safety limitation... Where can I find this kind of info .. anybody...

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Old 15th Nov 2010, 15:08
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If you are an Airbus pilot you have access to the MEL surely? Also why not ask your engineers, who have access to the AMM?
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Old 15th Nov 2010, 18:27
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Those items are no longer in the MMEL (the FAA version at least). The FAA have recently adopted a policy that windshield damage is a structural issue not a systems issue, and so dispatch with damage belongs in the SRM and/or CDL.

The windshield items were removed in rev 21 of the FAA MMEL for these aircraft. See ATA 56, page 269 of the pdf.
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Old 15th Nov 2010, 19:28
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I've PMed you re Airbus powerpoint presentation on the subject.
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Old 16th Nov 2010, 10:32
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I'd like to have the info plz Anton.....

Thanks.
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Old 17th Nov 2010, 15:25
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i would like it too pls.
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Old 17th Nov 2010, 15:58
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Me too

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Old 17th Nov 2010, 20:36
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Whatever it is made of and whatever the number of layers, it is way better than its nearest rival's equivalent in terms of visibility and rain-removal abilities with or without wipers working.
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