Retention of an electro-optic window assembly

  • US 10,589,834 B2
  • Filed: 06/09/2016
  • Issued: 03/17/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/09/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An aircraft window, comprising:

  • an outer window assembly including a pressure pane coupled to a pressure pane frame;

    an inner window assembly including a bezel adapted to couple to a perimeter of the inner window assembly against the outer window assembly, wherein the bezel has a plurality of attachment hooks with an enlarged end disposed thereon; and

    a plurality of flexible retention hooks disposed around the outer window assembly, wherein the flexible retention hooks each include a distal end defining an engagement surface configured to engage the enlarged end of the plurality of attachment hooks for retaining the inner window assembly to the outer window assembly by snap-fit engagement.

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