NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
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NTSB to hold forum on airline fuselage structural integrity

August 22, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board is convening a public forum next month on airplane fuselage structural integrity. Topics to be discussed during the forum include: airplane fuselage design, certification of fuselage structures, production quality assurance systems, in-service inspection programs and the future of non-destructive examination technologies.

Event: Forum: Airplane Fuselage Structural Integrity
Date/Time: September 21 and 22, 2011 - 9:00 a.m. (EST)
Location: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC

Note: The forum's agenda and participants will be announced in a future press release.

Contact: Terry N. Williams
(202) 314-6100



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