Browse Standards AIR5689
Historical Issued 2000-03-01

Light Transmitting Glass Covers for Exterior Aircraft Lighting AIR5689

This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) provides definitions of an inspection criteria for defects commonly encountered in molded and finished glass covers for exterior aircraft lighting.

This document covers, but is not limited to, visual inspection and evaluation recommendations for molded glass covers used in exterior aircraft lighting applications. The included definitions are for those defects most commonly encountered. The goal is to provide specific evaluation criteria in the following areas: a. color; b. internal quality; c. external (surface) quality; d. dimension; and e. coatings.

Inspection of glass covers shall be made at a typical reading distance with normal or corrected 20-20 vision under adequate lighting. Covers shall be free from defects which will prevent meeting intensity and beam distribution, strength, thermal shock, and other physical requirements. All covers shall be manufactured and finished using quality workmanship.

AIR5689B
2016-03-05
Latest
Revised
AIR5689A
2009-11-04
Historical
Revised
AIR5689
2000-03-01
Historical
Issued

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