A large plane can be the sum of a million parts, but it only takes one broken piece to ground an aircraft.
But what if that part is no longer being made? It's an increasingly common problem with aging aircraft of all sizes, said Shivakumar Raman, a University of Oklahoma engineering professor.
Raman and OU...
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