Drilling holes for fasteners for airframes accounts for 85% of the quality issues. SME Technical Fellow Dr. George 'Nick' Bullen explains in this exclusive interview with AeroDef.
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New composites and super-alloy facilities mirrors trends in aircraft production. The new plant is the second composites plant in Mississippi.
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