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C-5 Galaxy aircraft: problem solved
Washington, USA - New aluminium alloy improves the aircraft lifespan
The Air Force Research Laboratory has solved critical cracking issues with the C-5 Galaxy super heavy transport aircraft. The AFRL recently investigated cracking issues that have been occurring in C-5 cargo floor bulkhead end fittings, part of the under-floor structure. The cracks, caused by stress corrosion, led to increased maintenance cost and "Had the potential of reducing the amount of cargo the...
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