Could this aluminium alloy rival carbon fibre for lightweight frames?

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Jon Woodhouse

Jon was previously the editor here at Whether it's big days out on the gravel bike or hurtling down technical singletracks, if it's got two wheels and can be ridden on dirt, then he's into it. He's previously been technical editor at, editor at What Mountain Bike Magazine and also web editor at Yes, he's been around the houses.


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Ob when this alloy is used in aeroplanes, is it glued or rivetted? Also, can this alloy be hydroformed?