IN the following article an outline is given of the design reasons which led up to the type of construction adopted for the Hornet wing spars; together with a description of part of the test programme which was carried out during the development stages.
Harper, R.H.T. (1947), "The de Havilland Hornet Wing Spar: Notes on the Design Considerations Which Led to a Unique Form of Construction", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 19 No. 2, pp. 46-47. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb031469
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