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Russia’s $2.6 billion jet engine to be made using additive manufacturing

The Aviadvigatel PD-35 is Russia’s next generation airline jet engine. With a projected budget of 160 billion rubles ($2.6 billion) development of the engine is expected for completion in the next 5 years, and additive manufacturing (or additive technology) is tipped to be an important part of the plan. For the engine’s development, Russian commercial aircraft […]

GE builds the world’s largest jet engine with 3D printing

By Nick Hall

GE Aviation has revealed the biggest commercial jet engine in the world. The GE9X engine is a massive 11 feet (3.35m) in diameter, which puts it in the record books. The engine went on display at GE Aviation’s test facility in Peebles, Ohio, in time for an industry boot camp. Of course this is a […]

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