Definition of glareshield in English:



  • A screen attached to the cockpit canopy of an aircraft to reduce the effects of glare.

    • ‘Army aviators were at first concerned about being startled, when two large airbags popped out of the wall next to their heads from the glareshield in front of them.’
    • ‘He turned and faced front but then collapsed over the cockpit glareshield and instruments.’
    • ‘I find that in most light aircraft, it's approximately where the top of the glareshield just meets the horizon.’
    • ‘The first ships off the assembly line did not have glareshields on the instrument panel, creating a hazard at night.’