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Airbus Adds Metal 3D Printed Parts to New Jetsi
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George Putic
July 24, 2014 7:08 PM
By the end of this year, European aircraft manufacturing consortium Airbus plans to deliver the first of its new, extra-wide-body passenger jets, the A350-XWB. Among other technological innovations, the new plane will also incorporate metal parts made in a 3-D printer. VOA's George Putic has more.

Airbus Adds Metal 3D Printed Parts to New Jets

George Putic

Published July 24, 2014

By the end of this year, European aircraft manufacturing consortium Airbus plans to deliver the first of its new, extra-wide-body passenger jets, the A350-XWB. Among other technological innovations, the new plane will also incorporate metal parts made in a 3-D printer. VOA's George Putic has more.


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