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Builders guide to safe aircraft materials

Rev. 16 — page content was last changed 6 January 2010
  
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Contents:

[You will note a few gaps in the module number sequence to allow for future modules.]
Part A: airframe materials — wood, plywood and adhesives
3. Properties of wood 4. Properties of plywoods 5. Wood joints and adhesives 6. Wood beams in aircraft 7. Selecting aircraft timber 8. Basic strength and elastic properties of wood
Part B: airframe materials — metals and hardware
9. Properties of metals 10. Metal corrosion 11. Hardware fittings in aircraft structures 12. AN, MS hardware — rivets, bolts and locking devices 13. Fastener safetying
Part C: airframe materials – fabrics, composites and coatings
15. Aircraft fabric covering systems 16. Plastics and thermosets 17. Reinforcing fibres and composite materials 18. Surface coatings and finishes


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