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Old 10-18-2016, 02:04 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Geodectic frame and fabric skin

A great reference for 'basketweave' structure? Maybe use light-weight wire mesh decking or wire mesh fencing panels, conformed and tack welded to an aero-shaped framing.

The famous Vickers series of Wellington, Wellesley, Warwick and Windsor bombers used Barnes Wallis very strong geodetic structures for its aerodynamic shapes and covered them with doped fabric/linen skin. The multiple stringers would still keep the aircraft airworthy even with huge framework damaged or missing.

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