Re: Fuel Tank Safety

From:         ei7gm@iol.ie (Paul Kearney)
Organization: Ireland On-Line
Date:         Sun, 13 Apr 1997 17:25:03 GMT
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"P. Wezeman" <pwezeman@blue.weeg.uiowa.edu> wrote:
: 
:    The current Aviation Week has an article on various proposals to
: prevent the possible explosion of airliner fuel tanks. They
: 
:    Foam filling has the advantage of no moving parts or sensors. It is
: effective at suppressing explosions if a fuel tank is hit repeatedly
 
ehhhhh, pardon me , and excuse me if i seem pedantic..... but,

How are you supposed to get into a fuel tank for repairs/inspection
when its full of foam ?

Lord knows its cramped enough :-)

Props are for Boats - but whats a B-o-a-t ?