Re: Jet Engine Containment/GE90

From: (Neil Wagner )
Organization: Netcom
Date:         03 Sep 96 01:16:59 
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  or MIME structure (MeyerTed) wrote:

>First, the GE90 does not have "a much heavier fan blade."  These
>blades are made of composite materials...

Curious - what do you do about nicks in the blades?  You can't
really blend composites in the traditional sense, can you?

Neil -