Earlier this summer Boeing underlined the growing industrial importance of additive manufacturing when, together with Tennessee’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, it earned a place in Guinness World Records by creating the largest solid object 3-D-printed in a single piece. The 17.5-ft.-long trim and drill composite tool weighed in at 1,650 lb., and was built for the 777X twinjet program. At the other end of the scale, Boeing has unveiled a novel advance in flight testing that has also ...

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