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Topic: What Are Airiners Made Out Of?
Username: JWM AirTrans
Posted 1999-06-26 18:38:14 and read 3870 times.

Metal right?

Jack M

Topic: RE: What Are Airiners Made Out Of?
Username: Martyn
Posted 1999-06-27 02:46:36 and read 3870 times.

Usually aluminum (or perhaps and aluminum alloy). Some homebuilts and a few production corporate aircraft (Beech Starship and Raytheon Premier, for example) are made either fully or partially of composite materials (carbon fibre and the like). Control surfaces are often made of composite materials even if the airframe is aluminum

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