Self-Repairing Aircraft Fixes Itself

Self-Repairing Aircraft Fixes Itself
Design
Jeff Squires
  • 21 may 2008

Similar to the process our very own bodies go through when we cut ourselves, researchers at the Engineering and Sciences Research Council near Bristol are developing a composite material that “bleed” resin when stressed or damaged – filling in minor holes and cracks that develop on plane’s ‘skin’ as they age.

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