Aircraft Skin Repair Basics: Panel Repair

View of the fuselage of a passenger airliner with portholes and a wing with a landing gear in a repair hangar for aircraft

Many industries consider sheet metal fabrication a complex blend of art and science, requiring finesse to achieve the desired results. If you have ever attempted aircraft skin repair, you have undoubtedly done something to that metal and then noticed that it had an unexpected effect somewhere else. Getting unwanted shrinking and stretching where you didn’t… Continue reading Aircraft Skin Repair Basics: Panel Repair

Repair Your Aircraft Skin Panel With Cold Spray

Skin panels are essential aircraft components. They keep the plane pressurized, they provide shape and contour to an airframe. Some cases, they are designed to help carry flight and ground loads. Some are affixed permanently (until the airframe comes in for inspection) and some are designed to be removed after every flight. Regardless of the… Continue reading Repair Your Aircraft Skin Panel With Cold Spray