TITLE

Cirrus Soars With Composites

AUTHOR(S)
Weber, Austin
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Assembly;Sep2008, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of composite materials by Cirrus Design Corp. to build its aircraft. The fuselages, wings and other components of the Cirrus aircraft are said to be molded in fiberglass. According to Lynx Johnson, the firm's director of composite assembly, composites offer many advantages to other materials used in manufacturing. It also notes that composite airframes are easier to maintain and repair than aluminum. INSET: A Jet-Powered Future?.
ACCESSION #
34355898

 

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