Aerospace takes to additive manufacturing

By The Engineer

Oct 20, 2015

When the Flying Test Bed A380 aircraft from Airbus hits the skies later this year, it will mark a major milestone in aerospace manufacturing.

That is because the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engine powering the aircraft will be equipped with the largest civil aero-engine component ever built using 3D-printing techniques.

Read the full story on theengineer.co.uk.

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