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Lockheed Chain‐Line Assembly

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 January 1944

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Abstract

FIRST doubling, then tripling of the rate of production of the Lockheed Lightning fighter without expansion of plant size has been made possible, by ingenious engineering adaptation of automobile chain‐line assembly practice to aircraft manufacture. The accompanying illustrations show clearly some of the features of this system.

Citation

Wilkin Perry, H. (1944), "Lockheed Chain‐Line Assembly", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 16 No. 1, pp. 26-28. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb031090

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MCB UP Ltd

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