Even modern aircraft don’t have screen washers like cars. They are of course less prone to picking up dirt than a car. However when they do need to be cleaned it’s done like this…with special cleaner fluid.The pilots’ screens are usually made of three independent layers of glass each reinforced to enormous strength. Even if two layers shattered the screen would be strong enough to do its job You will also see that on each side there are two small windows that are open. These are the direct vision windows. For people who are claustrophobic knowing that these windows can be opened in flight can be a source of great relief.This is one of the countless tasks that the ground crew undertake.

If you want something to distract you when you go flying count the number of jobs that are being performed by the Ground Crews

Keith and the team

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