BAE Systems Uses 3-D Printed Parts On 146

BAE Systems won EASA certification to use a 3-D printed part on its BAe 146 regional airliner. The component—a plastic window breather-pipe used as a vent to stop cabin windows from misting—is now being produced by the company using a printing technique known as additive manufacturing. Because the...

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