For a Boeing 767 (model year 2000), does anyone know how much aluminum is in 'structural' components, as a percentage of the total amount? And specifically the wings?

  • $\begingroup$ I'm guessing that you're asking, "Out of all of the structural material in the aircraft, what percentage of it is aluminum?" Is that correct? $\endgroup$ – Tanner Swett Feb 10 at 4:50
  • $\begingroup$ Total structure, at first sight 80%. (source) $\endgroup$ – mins Feb 10 at 13:44
  • $\begingroup$ For the structural wing box, upper plank, lower plank, front and rear spar webs, and ribs, it's going to be pretty much all aluminum except some of the fasteners (Hi Lite or Hi Shear steel pin rivets in some areas). I would think over 90% aluminum alloy of some kind. $\endgroup$ – John K Feb 10 at 14:56
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