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Covering a Windshield in cruise is not a safety issue under IFR conditions & Type equipped with TCAS.
Purpose is to avoid sunlight into the Flight Deck & cater to reduce exposure to cosmic radiation.
The Instrumentation adds to the safety of the type.TCAS RAs are more accurate than going visual.
And its not that all Windshields are covered but most of them.
Finally there are very few Aviation reporters that have true knowledge of Aviation & majority sound like dramatic writers from some imaionary planet.
With time,one will know who to believe…….