08:43 May-14-2002 Re: NDT/Aerospace market : Has anyone got any links to sources of data on: : Aicraft NDT inspection costs, current and projected. : NAA requirements for aircraft NDT. : Composite component failures in service. : Methods, Procedures, Type os Equipment/Testers used : Any reports
Thanks Mohawk College Student Industrial Engineering
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