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Month in the Patent Office

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 January 1951



A beam, particularly the wing spar of an aircraft, comprises flanges 4 of rectangular section lying parallel to the covering 6 of the wing or other structure, and a web 3 whose edges 7 are bent over and secured to the flanges 4, the section of the flanges 4 varying along the beam. The flanges 4 may be formed by sawing rolled bar and may be formed with recesses or slots to receive the edges 7 of the web and the securing rivets 9.


(1951), "Month in the Patent Office", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 23 No. 1, pp. 28-29.




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