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Sanitizing Vehicles and Aircraft
Posted: 20 Mar 2020 09:40 AM PDT
All Garmin aviation products are affected.
Garmin would like to provide some general recommendations for materials and supplies used to clean/disinfect Garmin aviation products. Not following the recommendations below could void the warranty.
The following guidance is intended to help reduce the spread of disease while preserving the integrity of Garmin aviation products. Garmin does not guarantee that it will do so in all cases. For general cleaning and disinfecting guidance, please refer to CDC guidelines and other applicable guidelines.
Cleaning and Disinfecting:
§ Cleaners containing ammonia will harm the anti-reflective coating on many Garmin aviation display lenses.
§ Disinfecting using a solution of 70% isopropyl alcohol that does not contain ammonia is preferred. Solutions of up to 91% isopropyl alcohol are also acceptable.
§ Clean the display lens using a clean lint-free cloth and a cleaner that is specified as safe for anti-reflective coatings.
§ For other exposed surfaces such as knobs, buttons, and bezels, a damp cloth with soap and water is acceptable. Garmin does not recommend bleach-based cleaners, ammonia-based cleaners, or other harsh chemicals on any surface.
§ Remove all soap/soap residue to prevent buttons and knobs from gumming up or becoming slippery.
§ Many aviation products are not rated as waterproof. Spraying or wetting the units to the extent where moisture could go beyond the exterior surfaces could damage the unit.
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As a member of the Total Force, the Air Force is asking us to maintain awareness of the impact that COVID-19 is having on our membership. To be able to keep the Air Force appraised, and our senior CAP leadership informed, our national geospatial information systems (GIS) staff have built an easy online reporting tool that General Smith has asked that we push out to you so that each unit can provide us weekly status reports as well as let us know any issues that you are having. The tool is available at: https://arcg.is/SO1P1. You or your designee are asked to provide inputs to this tool each week by Monday at 1200 Central Daylight Time. You do not have to do this reporting yourself, but we’d encourage you to pick a specific member, possibly your deputy/vice commander, health services officer, or a member of your operations staff to be responsible for this to avoid incorrect reporting. You or your designee can update this as often as you desire but must do it at least once per week as outlined above. The data will not be made public, but key leaders at the Wing, Region and National level will be provided a dashboard to view data provided and help them address issues you send forward. Please only report on personnel assigned to your unit, and DO NOT enter data referring to specific members of your unit, especially their health status or other personally identifiable information. Feel free to reach out to me directly or our GIS staff at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about this tool.
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