An optical 3D scanning solution from NVision recently helped a major U.S. airline get a bird-damaged aircraft back into service within 48 hr. The low-cost carrier’s Boeing 737 aircraft suffered damage to one of its wing ribs, which required grounding so repairs could be made. NVision sent technicians to the airline’s facilities to scan the damage with its portable HandHeld laser scanner, which can collect 3D geometry from objects of nearly any shape or size. According to the ...


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