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A Bombardier Challenger 850 executive jet gets a cabinet of fine wood veneer, made by Lufthansa Technik craftsmen. Finishes add tons to an airplane’s empty weight. (Courtesy Lufthansa Technik)

The Gold-Plated Cabin

There aren’t many companies that can make an airliner fit for a king.

Roger A. Mola is an Air & Space researcher.

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