Re: Fuel Storage on Airliners

Date:         30 Mar 99 01:53:40 
From:         eertink@nlr.nl (Johan Eertink)
Organization: National Aerospace Laboratory NLR
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Balaji.Ramanathan@ual.com wrote:
: 	On the plus side, I would guess that the modifications needed
: to make the fuselage double-jacketed would increase the structural
: integrity of the aircraft significantly.

It would also increase the fuselage weight significantly. I don't think
it would be economical. Also, compared with submaries, an airliner has
a lot of holes (doors, windows). I think leak-proofing would be a hell
of a job.

Johan