Date: 03 Nov 97 02:18:54 From: email@example.com (Robin Johnson) Organization: Customer of Southern Internet Services References: 1 Followups: 1
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>I heard that the rudders of the Convair 990 had counterweights made out >of uranium. I seem to remember that in the recip days some aircraft had special storage for radioactive cargo, out on the wingtips. This would have been small quantities of radioisotopes (short half-life) for hospitals and research establishments.