I've verified that the filter that removes canopy HUD elements also removes the scratches. I don't know if there is a way to turn off the HUD separate from the scratches. I'll experiment more when I have some free time. It IS possible, however, to turn off the scratches while maintaining the HUD. If you are interested in this option, let me know and I can provide you the lines of code to add to the .ini file.What effect does the "black space" part of your mod have on
[*]The excessive "scratched canopy" effect that has been markedly obtrusive in some ships (notably AspX) since the 3.3 update?