Re: Radioactive material on CV990 ?

Date:         16 Oct 97 11:59:49 
From:         westin*nospam@graphics.cornell.edu (Stephen H. Westin)
Organization: Program of Computer Graphics -- Cornell University
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Marc Schaeffer <marcmsc@geocities.com> writes:
> - Are there other examples where radioactive materials are employed in
> civil a/c ?

The latest issue of Air and Space magazine shows a photo of an XP-84
instrument panel on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It
specifically mentions the radium used in the luminescent instrument
dials. I suspect that old airliners have similar dials.

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