Re: Radioactive material on CV990 ?

Date:         03 Nov 97 02:18:53 
From:         John Weiss <John.R.Weiss@Boeing.*NOSPAM*.com>
Organization: Boeing Commercial Airplane Group
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James Matthew Weber wrote:
> Actually 737-300/400/500 use tungsten weights in the wingtips.
> Tungsten is nearly as dense as uranium, but is much more difficult to
> fabricate. My recollection is 10kg per wingtip.

IIRC, tungsten is actually a bit _denser_ than uranium.  I don't have my
CRC handbook handy right now, though...

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