Osprey Flies With Flight-Critical 3D-Printed Parts

An MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor made its first flight incorporating a flight-critical component built using 3D-printing techniques earlier this month. The Osprey completed a test flight outfitted with a 3D-printed titanium link and fitting assembly for its engine nacelles, Navair officials say. This link...

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