| || Incidence of Fungal attack on Aircraft Fuselage
Author : Dayal, H.M.;Uniyal, B.P.;Agarwal, P.N.
Source : Defence Science Journal ; Vol:18(4) ; 1968 ; pp 243-246
Subject : 629.7 Aeronautics;579 MicroBiology
Keywords : Vampire Aircraft;TorulaSp;Fuselage
Abstract : Incidence of fungal attack on the fuselage of a few Vampire aircraft has been observed. The fungus isolated from the infected regions has been tentatively indentified as TorulaSp. Laboratory experiments have revealed that within four weeks this fungus causes about 44 percent loss in the tensile strength of the brich plywood used in the manufacture of the fuselage of the aircraft.