Compound, Cleaning, Foaming, for Aircraft Surfaces
This SAE Standard specifies requirements for a foaming liquid cleaning compound which, when diluted with water 1:9 v/v, is suitable for cleaning the soiled exterior of Service aircraft. The cleaning compound may be applied by spraying, either as foam or liquid, by brushing or by swabbing. The surfaces to be cleaned may be unpainted metal or surfaces painted with glossy or matt schemes, including strippable acrylic paint complying with DTD 5599. This Standard includes tests to limit specific forms of corrosion that affect aircraft structural materials.
This Standard is a direct replacement for DEF STAN 79-17, Issue 2 and has been reproduced by SAE International under D/IPR Agreement D/IPR/04/CR-0239-17-0008. The technical content remains unchanged from Issue 2 of the Defence Standard it supersedes. Any queries should be referred via the link shown in the feedback box at the bottom of this page.