Reading on the cessna170.org forum about someone’s missing windshield STC for the one-piece winshield in their plane I realized I didn’t see one in 80V’s docs either. Followed the discussion, posted a question and figured out that the windshield is not correctly installed. It appears to be a pre-drilled Great Lakes Aero windshield (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjeLAgmA57A) that is not anchored to the airframe at the top.
Out she comes, which will give me access to the hand holds on the dash which need replacement and the front spare followthrough where the headliner was glued needs cleaning up as I’m not putting a headliner back in, so …
Work Date: 3rd September 2019
Aircraft Section: Fuselage