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Old 05-28-2016, 04:45 PM   #21
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I work on the 787 program, and I can tell you that the EME requirements for a composite airframe are enormous.

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But I couldn't find any data at all about what happens when lightning strikes something like a Corvette convertible or a Zenvo ST1. If history is any indicator, the Zenvo is quite likely to burst into flame and kill you just from normal driving around, but what about the Corvette? My suspicion is that the metal in the windshield frame would probably be sufficient to act as a lightning rod, though I'm going to abstain from gathering empirical evidence to support this.
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