September 2012 Issue

Cabin Sunshields: Kennon is a Top Pick

Shades from Kennon keep the sun out with an accurate fit. Sun-Foil brings durability and good looks.

Protecting your cabin and pricey electronics from damaging ultraviolet rays should be a priority. If your aircraft lives outside, chances are you’ve invested in a cabin cover, but you might not use it for short parking stays on transient ramps. Cabin window sunscreens can be a good alternative. They’ll reduce cabin heat while keeping the sun from frying avionics, cabin accessories and interior components while also deterring theft. We judge sunscreens on three primary traits: Fit, durability and ease of storage. When they fit properly, they keep the sun out and reduce cabin heat. Good durability means they’ll continue to fit properly and stay in one piece after repeated manhandling and sloppy stowage.

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