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Photos from: #328 - the Diamond

Photo courtesy of Jim Hanson

One of the reasons that carbon fibre makes slick airplanes is the slick finish-not a rivet head to catch the wind. Another reason is that the airframe can be made just big enough to protect the occupants-comfortably. The compound curves would be hard to fashion from metal.

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