Airplane printed on 3D-printer


Airbus presented the first "printed" aircraft

Concern «Airbus» presented the first jet printed on 3D-printer.

As part of the International Aerospace Exhibition held in Germany, the French aircraft manufacturer Airbus presented a mini-aircraft printed using 3D printing technology, which successfully passed flight tests. According to experts, the creation of a miniature copy of the aircraft suggests that the creation of large-sized airliners is also quite possible, and it is likely that this will be demonstrated in the near future.

Needless aircraft is comprised almost entirely of nylon - the only exception is the electronics used to control the aircraft, and, when the amount in 4 meters, the plane weighs only 21 kg.


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