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White Dust on the 787 Glareshield

Old 18th Sep 2015, 19:31
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White Dust on the 787 Glareshield

Boeing has received reports from some 787 operators regarding some suspect white dust present on the Dreamliner glare shield .Any info on the source of the dust?
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Old 19th Sep 2015, 17:11
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Clearly cocaine. I've seen a documentary about it. It was called "Flight" I think.
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Old 19th Sep 2015, 17:29
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dead skin from the pilots!
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Old 19th Sep 2015, 17:31
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Surely it's due to flying through chemtrails?
Old 19th Sep 2015, 18:36
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or even the plasticiser subliming out of the glare shield material as it does in our cars.
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Old 19th Sep 2015, 18:44
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Certain plastic containing materials tend to collect dust, white, gray, even black and you are told never to wash them because they will collect even more faster, Oh, wait, those are certain parts of my wife's Dyson sweeper, sorry…

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Old 19th Sep 2015, 20:31
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Could be caused by the humidifier which leave a white coating on some panels in the 747-400. Just a guess.
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Old 19th Sep 2015, 20:53
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Simply paint the glare shield white, job sorted!
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