Woods from Mahogany (Swietenia Macrophylla), Spruce ( Picea sp. ), Birch ( Betula sp.) are used to make Aircraft Plywood. The African mahogany gives usable structural aircraft plywood. Among birch trees European birch is good. This type is famous for strength. This type is also made from Mahogany, Spruce, Birch but the special quality is that this is resistant to heat.
Uses of Aircraft Plywood
Followings are the uses of Aircraft Plywood:
- Aircraft plywood was used as a shield to prevent air assault during the second world war. Also, some British aircrafts used this.
- The parts of airplanes from wing surface, bulkheads, wing spars are made of this.