Old 02-11-19, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Reynolds View Post
But are there any aircraft where all the major structural parts are carbon fiber, like in bikes?
You mean like the Boeing 787 and, I believe, the A350??? The 787 fuselage is all-carbon. That's a fairly major structural part. Similarly, the control surfaces as mentioned by the previous poster: a) experience considerable stress b) are critical to maintaining stable, controlled flight - failure of one would ruin your day.
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