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Sheet-Metal Inspection and Repair
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INTRODUCTION
Proper maintenance of an aircraft’s structural integrity can be a demanding task. Aircraft are subjected to a variety of influences, which can affect their ability to withstand the rigors of flight. Failure or potential failure of sheet-metal structural components is not always easy to identify. Once potential failure is identified, the technician must be able to evaluate the extent of the discrepancy, determine its cause, determine the proper corrective action or repair, and then implement that action.
In this chapter, the processes used to identify discrepancy through aircraft inspection ...

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