Hi Everyone, we are sending out emails and contacting customers who purchased a Cirrus Jet Shade Windshield. After being exposed to the sun in the hot heat of Florida for an extended period of time, we noticed the Velcro adhesive starting to release causing the Jet Shade to slip out of position. We have a fix in testing, but for now we are asking customers to remove the windshield Jet Shade until we send the fix. The notification is as follows:
Dear Jet Shades Customer. Thank you for purchasing the Jet Shades solution for Cirrus aircraft. We hope you are enjoying them in your Cirrus providing cooler flights.
We wanted to pass along to you a notification of slippage in the Cirrus windshield after being exposed to high heat in the sun over an extended period of time. When parked on the outside and experiencing high temperatures in the sun, the velcro adhesive attaching the shade can release and cause the shade to slide out of position. While it can easily be placed back into position, we ask that you remove the windshield Jet Shade from your Cirrus windshield and temporarily discontinue the use of your windshield Jet Shade. Please store it in a clean dry place as most likely we will update the Velcro being used as this is currently in testing and working well. Once approved, we will be emailing you an update with instructions as well as materials to remedy the situation.
Again, thank you for purchasing Jet Shades. We know you will enjoy them this summer.
This may not be a problem in your Cirrus, especially if it is hangered. However, we would like you to still removed it until the fix is sent.
Please contact us with any questions [email protected]
Is this your recommendation on other plane models too?
Do I need to remove the Phenom shades?
Curious, do you have an installer close to knew or know if one will be available soon?
Hi Barry - We have not seen any issues with any other aircraft models. This applies only to the Cirrus windshield due to the span of the windshield.
By now (6-6-2019) everyone should have received the updated Velcro and instructions for your Cirrus windshield. If you have not, or have any difficulties in installing, please let us know.
you can contact:
I have the windshield shade and it would fall down after a couple of hours in the sun. I then received the updated velcro and it worked for a while but now that is slipping and falling down now and its been rendered useless. Do you have any other options at this point?
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