Aluminum: The Miracle Metal of Aviation See all the exhibitions. This record is superseded by Aluminum: The Miracle Metal of Aviation (2017~ to 2019-07-23)

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Tweets about Aluminum: The Miracle Metal of Aviation The @SFOMuseum Twitter account has posted 16 tweets about Aluminum: The Miracle Metal of Aviation. Here are 3 of them, chosen at random.

The green paint on this piece of fuselage from a Ford 4-AT-E Tri-Motor is Zinc Chromate, a corrosion resistant protectant and organic matter barrier developed by the Ford Motor Company in the late 1920s and used to preserve metal aircraft parts and fuselages. #AviationAluminum This tweet was posted on April 03, 2019.
The seat shown here was designed in 1940 by the Warren McArthur Corporation specifically for the Douglas DC-3 and C-47. It was the first seat designed by the company for passenger use in an airplane and adjustable to five positions. #AviationAluminum #avgeek This tweet was posted on May 08, 2019.
Without aluminum, the rapid advancement of aviation in the twentieth century would have been impossible. Our newest exhibition, "Aluminum: The Miracle Metal of Aviation" presents a survey of the uses of aluminum in aviation over the last century. #AviationAluminum This tweet was posted on March 18, 2019.