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Is There A Safety Issue With Canadair CL600 Window  
User currently offlineAcvitale From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 922 posts, RR: 10
Posted (15 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2382 times:

There seem to have been a high number of inflight failure and susequent shattering of cockpit windows in Canadair Regional Jets.




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User currently offlineCrjmech From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 260 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (15 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2325 times:

The abnormally high rate of cockpit windsheild/window failures on the CRJ are the result of a flaw in the fabrication process. PPG (the manufacturer) has identified the problem and has changed their procedures accordingly. I don't know of any windows actually blowing out entirely while in flight, which is amazing considering how the whole pane usually spiderwebs. Very scary.

Thou shalt mind thine altitude,lest the ground reach up and smite thee.
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