Duct Tapes: Are They Really Used to Fix Cebu Pacific Aircraft?

Due to certain issues and tragedies that took place which involves several aircrafts, the past year was certainly not a productive year for many airline companies. Passengers become more cautious and inquisitive regarding the choice of aircraft that they will ride. 960x640xceb 2.jpg.pagespeed.ic .Kwv0QmkSJ3 Duct Tapes: Are They Really Used to Fix Cebu Pacific Aircraft? As an example of this is a concerned citizen who claimed to be a passenger of Cebu Pacific, photos were sent to Hotels in Cebu that showed a portion of the aircraft that was being patched using what looks like a “duct tape”. Was it really a duct tape? Hotels in Cebu made a research concerning the issue. They later find out that the material that was used in Cebu Pacific aircraft wasn’t a duct tape but a SPEED tape. Now, what is a speed tape? It was said to be the type of tape that is used for minor repair of racing cars as well as aircraft, aluminized and pressure-sensitive. This type of tape is used to patch non-critical components of the plane. Combat plane that was damage by a bullet can be patched by this tape. Tapes like this are also resistant to solvents (including water) and UV flames. It reflects UV light and heat as well. Engineering teams must authorize its use and improper repairs using speed tapes of a certain airline company may also be penalized. In the end, the “duct tape” issue about that certain Cebu Pacific aircraft had nothing much to fuss around. Hopefully, the minor damage will be fixed soon for the sake of the passengers and the airline as well. Photolink: http://www.thedailypedia.com/2015/01/duct-tapes-used-fix-cebu-pacific-aircraft/

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