25th Congress of International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 3 - 8 September 2006, Hamburg, Germany
Paper ICAS 2006-4.5.1
CHALLENGES OF THE METALLIC FUSELAGE
M. Pacchione, J. Telgkamp
Metal Design Principles, Airbus, Germany
Keywords: Metallic fuselage, Welding, Bonding, SHM, Al-Li
Strong competition in aerospace industry pushes towards development of advanced airframe structures having the maximum level of efficiency, minimum cost and high level of safety. Metallic solutions, being challenged by the development of composite technology, are today developing at an accelerated pace, introducing innovative metallic materials, design principles and technologies.
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