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Jem gets clever with carbon fibre

Duration: 05:46

Carbon fibre is really just very strong string, so how do you use it to make rigid structural components such as the beams in the wings of a human-powered plane? (Web exclusive)

Available since: Mon 30 Apr 2012


Jem Stansfield
Series Producer
Paul King
Executive Producer
Tina Fletcher-Hill

This clip is from

Bang Goes the Theory Series 6, Episode 7

7/8 Jem heads for his workshop to build a solution to traffic jams: a man-powered aeroplane.

First broadcast: 30 Apr 2012

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