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The first 3D-printed Airbus

Airbus and Autodesk‘s design studio, The Living, have designed and developed the largest 3D-printed metal part for a commercial airplane in history, what they call a “bionic” partition that is 3D-printed from a…

Advanced composite materials for aircraft

A $1.35 million grant to design more durable materials and accelerate their implementation in composite aircraft. Andrew Makeev, professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department and director of the UT Arlington Advanced…

Airbus selected Stratasys as provider for 3D printed flight parts

The leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus selected 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions Stratasys Ltd to produce 1000 flight parts on its Stratasys FDM 3D Production Systems for use in the first-of-type A350 XWB…

Boeing is building a new facility in Saint Louis, Missouri

The aerospace and defense company Boeing is building a new 367,000sqft facility in Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, in which it will produce parts for the newest member of its 777 commercial airplanes…

Mitsubishi Group will integrate firms’ carbon fiber operations

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp. will integrate its carbon fiber-related operations, currently performed separately by multiple group companies, within this year. Carbon fibers are 10 times stronger than steel but a quarter of the…

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