Eyebrow windows purpose and reason not found in new generation aircraft?

Eyebrow windows purpose and reason not found in new generation aircraft?

Eyebrow windows positioned above the main Glareshield

๐—ฉ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐˜๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ :-

๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘‰These windows allowed for better visibility in tight turns, for example, during a visual approach to a runway.

๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘‰They could also help pilots in better spotting other aircraft that could be on a potential collision course.

๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘‰ There is also the idea circulating that they were to offer a better view of the sky if navigation by stars was required.

Nแดแดก แด‡สแด‡ส™ส€แดแดก แดกษชษดแด…แดแดก ษดแดแด› า“แดแดœษดแด… ษดแด‡แดก แด€ษชส€แด„ส€แด€า“แด›s :-

๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘‰ Airplane Eyebrow windows have heavily regulated maintenance intervals. Removing just these four small windows reportedly saves around 300 hours of maintenance over the lifetime of the aircraft.

๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘‰ The windows were no longer needed for visibility, as navigational systems became more sophisticated.

๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘‰ During the summer months, it would shine right in on the foreheads of the flight crew. Often, the pilots would fill the windows with check-lists , newspaper ๐Ÿ—ž or other documents to keep the light out, as the windows served no purpose during regular flight.

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