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What acrylic would we use to make a wing tip lens that would cover the navigation lights and strobe?

ACRYLITE® GMS sheet is an optical quality aerospace grade of acrylic, which is manufactured to meet the American military specification MIL PRF-5425E, and is currently used in many aircraft applications, such as instrument panels, wingtip lenses and dust covers. This product is manufactured in equipment reserved for aerospace acrylic products, and the manufacturing process includes a preshrinking cycle, as required by MIL PRF-5425E and an exacting optical inspection.

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