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Old 06-12-2007, 07:53 PM
Alastor Alastor is offline
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Originally Posted by NSXType-R View Post
Thank you very much. So it just slides around the airplane.
Lighting is more of an issue on aircraft that use non-conductive composite structures. For these aircraft a conductive path has to be added, such as a wire mesh over the composite parts.

Without a low resistance path the lightning could potentially create holes in the material or worse.
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