BAE Trials 3-D Printed Parts On Fast Jet

Credit: Tony Osborne/AW&ST; Inset: Bae Systems
BAE Systems has begun flight trials of three-dimensional printed metallic components on the Panavia Tornado combat aircraft, as the company explores the potential benefits of the method. A one-off component—a bracket made from printed stainless steel and designed to carry a fixed thermal-imaging...

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