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Old 10-29-2014, 12:27 PM   #1
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Anti Glare Glass

Has anyone installed pilothouse windows with an antiglare coating on the interior surface?
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Old 10-30-2014, 10:28 PM   #2
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Good question.I was thinking of doing an anti-glare film of sorts when I install windows in my boat.
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Old 10-30-2014, 11:52 PM   #3
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But for a more permanent solution (that won't peel off) I was thinking of having the glass shop coat the inside surface after cutting it to shape.

I had applied a film to my pilothouse glazing years ago but it wasn't as "successful" as I had hoped it would have been.
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Strange, I see no need here, and I don't wear sunglasses. Glare? What glare? Maybe "wannabe" pilothouse windows and a tan-colored roof on the forward cabin help.

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Old 10-31-2014, 06:29 AM   #5
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More of an issue of cutting down glare at night from inside the PH. Even a small red glow from instruments can be annoying.
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Old 11-01-2014, 07:09 PM   #6
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I know on aircraft I have flown,the instrument panels would be painted or coated with a flat black, or darker satin color, to reduce light reflections and glare.Our lighting was more of a soft glow, rather than a full beam or flood light.The lights were also mounted under a lip above the instruments, so no light was shining back toward us.I had no problems flying on a moonless night under visual flight rules.I much preferred flying with no moon.
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