1945-01-01

WOOD vs METAL CONSTRUCTION IN AIRCRAFT 450233

THIS comparison of wood and metal as materials for aircraft construction was made possible through the fortunate circumstance that the author's company was building a plywood covered plane for the AAF at the same time that it was producing an all-metal plane of comparable dimensions and in similar quantities.
Mr. Rawdon discusses here some of the problems involved in producing plywood covered ships, and compares them with similar problems that have occurred in building all-metal planes.

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