plane defect

plane defect

[′plān di‚fekt]
(crystallography)
A type of crystal defect that occurs along the boundary plane of two regions of a crystal, or between two grains.
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Cessna stopped making small piston-engine aircraft, largely due to lawsuits from alleged plane defects, according to lawyer/engineer Peter Huber in his book, "Liability: The Legal Revolution and its Consequences.
Also, engineers are concerned that pilots are officially logging details of plane defects only at the end of a particular day's flying when the aircraft are back at their home bases to avoid problems earlier.