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REMOVE and disinfect your headset foam mic cover as well as the inside microphone.

Clorox wipes are recommended for the entire headset as well.

recent Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention advisories and add a " common-sense approach to helping to protect
ourselves, coworkers, friends, and family. "
He said pilots could start by creating
a space in their flight bags or luggage to
locate protective and cleaning gear quickly.
Travel-size liquid disinfectants are handy
when water is unavailable, Martinez said.
" You will want to use them often, and prior
to entering the cockpit. " He advised pilots
to " wipe down all surface areas with a disinfecting cleaner like Clorox wipes prior
to and just after entering the cockpit and
spend particular attention to areas you will
touch often. "
Tablets, phones, and avionics mounts
also should be cleaned prior to handling.
Martinez said travel-sized disinfectant
wipes for this purpose are convenient,
effective, and easy to dispose of, but " don't
forget to bring a trash bag to dispose of the
wipes you may have used in flight. " Many
portable devices have special chemicalresistant glass over their touch-screen
displays, and come with similar precautions to avoid ammonia-based cleaners that
can damage their surfaces.
MyGoFlight sells a line of protective
ArmorGlas products for electronic flight
bags and tablets that contain an oleophobic layer that reduces oils and grime, and
adds anti-glare protection for improved
visibility.
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Pilots can start by
creating a space in
their flight bags or
luggage to locate
protective and
cleaning gear
quickly.
Martinez said it is safe to use a mild
dish detergent on silicone components,
including suction cups for handheld avionics and point-of-view cameras. They can
be cleaned and then dried with a soft cloth.
" UV light is very aggressive on the silicone,
so you don't want to leave it out in the sun, "
Martinez noted. He recommended storing
interior mounts out of sunlight to preserve
their integrity.
He said face masks, protective eyewear, and disposable gloves can be effective
when pilots are required to sit in close
quarters with other pilots or when they
are carrying passengers. Martinez cautioned everyone to help " pilots, families,
and crews stay safe and stay healthy " during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. AOPA
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