As the global airline fleet matures, metal-heavy legacy aircraft are reaching the end of their useful lives. In their place, an abundance of newer composite material-laden airframes are entering service. These new materials bring different—and at times complex—repair demands from nose to tail. This is also the case for the paint used for aircraft coatings, with new developments taking place both outside and inside the airframe. Daniel Bencun, global director for aerospace ...

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