Remember the "Bradley GT " ? We had a neighbor build one when I was a kid. My father used to say the "GT" stood for garbage truck !But still, “modern” gyros remind me of the fiberglass kit cars that were popular 20 or 30 years ago, With the right fiberglass body bolted to a VW Beetle floor pan, the owner could imagine he had a Ferrari.
Yes Lexan (brand name and its copies) are a type of Polycarbonate that flexes and usually not used for moldings. Different Acrylics clear with good optical properties and some others are usually used for molded canopies and molded windshields. I have never heard of Lexan type materials being utilized for molded canopies.Abid, polycarbonate sheet is "Lexan".
Polycarbonate is used in impact-resistant eyeglasses and windshields.Polycarbonates seem to only heat/drape form over simple curve molds! But I am sure there is an expert that will let us know?