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The Use of Plastics in Aircraft: An Examination of the Materials Available, with Results of Tests on Their Suitability

E.P. King, B.Sc., A.F.R.Ae.S. (Mr. King is in charge of research on structures and materials at The de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 March 1939

Abstract

BEFORE proceeding to the consideration of the present uses and future possibilities of plastic materials in aircraft construction, a brief survey of the basic resins, their properties and development may not be out of place in any article designed to interest aircraft engineers and others who have not yet become plastic minded.

Citation

King, E.P. (1939), "The Use of Plastics in Aircraft: An Examination of the Materials Available, with Results of Tests on Their Suitability", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 11 No. 3, pp. 96-100. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb030451

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