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Corrosion of Fuel Tanks: American Experiences in Prevention and Cure

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 June 1941

Abstract

THE protection of aluminium and magnesium and their alloys for service in aircraft has received a considerable amount of attention and much publicity in recent months. An important phase of this work, now being carried on by British, American and Continental designers, is the prevention of corrosion of aircraft fuel tanks, and the information so far available goes to show that not only are the composition and treatment of the metal used of importance, but also that the design of the tank is a factor which must be taken into consideration.

Citation

(1941), "Corrosion of Fuel Tanks: American Experiences in Prevention and Cure", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 13 No. 6, pp. 173-174. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb030791

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