NOT so many years ago it used to be said that wing coverings carrying a proportion of the loads were “impossible” to stress. At the time it was said it was no doubt true and the calculations undoubtedly do offer one of the most abstruse problems with which mathematicians have ever been confronted. But the advantages of monocoque construction are so manifold that sooner or later the mathematician was bound to tackle it.
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