Boeing last week selected PPG Industries to provide the electrochromic windows for the 787, which Boeing says will be the first dimmable windows in a commercial passenger aircraft. The windows will not require plastic shades, because passengers will be able to control the opacity of the windows from their seats. Boeing has also highlighted the size of the 787 windows, which it claims will the largest in the industry. "PPG has explored variable-transmittance window technology for ...

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