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Corrosion control in the Royal Air Force

Terry Ford (Aerospace writer who has had many years experience in the aerospace industry, latterly with British Aerospace, Weybridge, Surrey, UK.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 March 1996


Summarizes the RAF's need to keep aircraft in service for longer. Provides details of present anti‐corrosion methods employed and explains the RAF's involvement in design and manufacture of the aircraft, as this is where problems begin. Discusses the various forms of training in corrosion provided to those in the RAF, before examining corrosion prevention. Finally, discusses various non‐destructive tests used.



Ford, T. (1996), "Corrosion control in the Royal Air Force", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 68 No. 3, pp. 26-30.




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