Factoid Friday


The use of high aluminum extruded parts was experimented in automotive engineering as easily as the 1930’s, but the first true operational use was aircraft

due to weight concerns.  In fact, the most famous early aircraft to us Aluminum extruded components was Charles Lindbergh’s May 20-21, 1927, on the first

non-stop flight from New York to Paris for which Lindbergh won the $25,000 Orteig Prize.


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