A British Airways Boeing 787-8 (G-ZBJG) was struck by lightning shortly after departure from London Heathrow on July 22nd en route to Chennai in India. The flight, BA35, continued on the 9 hour flight to India, but upon landing it was discovered that the aircraft had...
Have you ever wondered how composite materials, which unlike metal, don’t conduct electricity, can withstand lightning strikes? The answer is that they use a tailored solution of expanded metal, a very thin sheet of lightweight perforated metal that is embedded...
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