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User currently offlinezipsy From UK - England, joined Jul 2010, 56 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 5 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 2513 times:

On my recent flight on the Embraer 195 I have notized there was quite abit of mould inside the window,is that normal?I have never seen that before on any other jets.It would be a difficult job to get rid of it as it is sealed inside the window.

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User currently offline474218 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6340 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (2 years 5 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 2507 times:

If you mean the mold was between the inner and outer panes, the only way to remove the mold is to remove the window assembly remove the panes from the seal and clean the mold.

As for how the mold got there I would guess the vent hole in the inner pane is plugged.


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31573 posts, RR: 57
Reply 2, posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2213 times:

What a mold.....Maybe out here it means something else....are you referring to a patch of moisture?...


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User currently offlinetdscanuck From Canada, joined Jan 2006, 12709 posts, RR: 80
Reply 3, posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2169 times:

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 2):
What a mold.....

It's a fungus that tends to grow in moist areas:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mold

Tom.


User currently offlineKELPkid From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 6265 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2125 times:

I would tend to think that dry, thin air and high ultraviolet light exposure would make for a most hostile environment for mold...


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User currently offlineB6JFKH81 From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 2848 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (2 years 4 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1806 times:

Quoting zipsy (Thread starter):
On my recent flight on the Embraer 195 I have notized there was quite abit of mould inside the window,is that normal?I

It may not have been mold. On my airlines E190s, the side of the window shade that faces the window has a fuzzy fabric on it, which leads to more fuzz/dirt between the panes at least based on my observations.



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