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Timber for Aeronautical Use: A Complete Guide to the Treatment and Inspection of Woods for Ground Engineers

A.W. Seeley (Chief Technical Instructor to the De Havilland Technical School.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 December 1933

Abstract

ALTHOUGH the modern tendency in aeroplane construction is to produce an all‐metal machine, the time has not yet come when we can definitely say that this or that machine is entirely of metal, there being still a fair proportion of the structure of most light aeroplanes in which wood plays a very important part, both from the point of view of the greater facilities existing for repair and the lesser cost of production.

Citation

Seeley, A.W. (1933), "Timber for Aeronautical Use: A Complete Guide to the Treatment and Inspection of Woods for Ground Engineers", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 5 No. 12, pp. 281-292. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb029747

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