What's all this talk about plastic bodies?

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Wu Jiaqiu
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Re: What's all this talk about plastic bodies?
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dinoSnake wrote:

Gnine wrote:

Except that it isn't. There's a reason why the latest airliners are being made from carbon reinforced plastic. Strength to weight. Unlimited fatigue life.

I wouldn't say that, as modern composites certainly have rated fatigue lives. See: carbon fiber racing bicycles. And as for great strength, see AA flight 587 😳

Nothing lasts forever.

pilot error and poor training caused that one

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