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MOTORIZED WINDOW SHADES
For added passenger convenience, the cabin window shade can be motorized. In such a design, a powerful, yet silent, electric motor will open or close the shade at the touch of a button.
This control button is located on the sidewall panel where it can be conveniently accessed by the passsenger.
The crew, or the VIP passenger, can disable and override the windows individual controls and open, or close, all the aircraft window shades simultaneously.
The shade material is usually a double pleated fabric (honeycomb fabric) which can be either light diffracting or light blocking. In a number of applications, both the light diffracting and light blocking materials are incorporated in the window shade. The passenger first extends the translucent fabric and then the light blocking pleated shade.
Typical applications include luxury business jets, and windows where obstacles prevent direct access to the window shade.
To see how noiseless the operation of the shade is,