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Airplanes and helicopters: there will be more parts in magnesium?
It would allow to reduce weight and consumption
In the near future magnesium could become a key component in the construction of airplanes and helicopters especially because thanks to its light weight (33% less than aluminum and 75% less than steel) and its characteristics could enhance aerodynamics and reduce the total mass, so as to consequently also decrease fuel consumption. In addition, magnesium is easily available in nature but on the contrary...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency