Printing Progress

<p>Credit: Etihad Airways Engineering<p>Etihad, which operated 10 A380s pre-crisis, sent the aircraft for long-term storage in Europe earlier this year. Adding to its uncertain future in its fleet, the airline's CEO Tony Douglas stated that he didn't see the superjumbo as commercially viable.
Before the pandemic crash, one of the hottest topics in MRO was 3D printing of plastic replacement parts for cabin interiors by MROs. While the traffic slump and cash crunch slowed down efforts on many innovations, progress has continued in this promising area. For instance, working with the 3D...

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