From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Terrell D. Drinkard) Organization: The Boeing Company Date: 22 Jan 96 03:24:16 References: 1
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In article <airliners.1996.31@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Christoph Bernhardt <email@example.com> wrote: >A friend of mine recently claimed that airliner tires are filled with >a special gas not just with normal (compressed) air. Is this true? He >claims that in this special gas nitrogen is replaced by helium to >avoid some adverse effects if a tire should get too hot or even burn. The tires, and the shock struts for that matter, are filled with nitrogen. Terry -- Terry firstname.lastname@example.org "Anyone who thinks they can hold the company responsible for what I say has more lawyers than sense."