Why magnesium alloy????

Started Apr 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
krikman
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Re: Why magnesium alloy????
In reply to BartyLobethal, Apr 21, 2013
The Boeing 787 is 80% carbon-fibre reinforced plastic composite by volume. This is the primary material used in the fuselage barrel sections.

D4 body completed with carbon-fibre may cost more than milled from clear gold. At least today.

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