Wednesday, 13 May 2015

GE fires up fully 3D-printed jet engine

It's one thing to 3D-print something as advanced as a jet engine, but it's another to fuel it up and push the start button. That's the step that GE Aviation took when It recently fired up a simple jet engine made entirely of 3D-printed parts in a test stand normally reserved for commercial jet power plants.

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Section: Aircraft

General Electric
3D Printing

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1 comment:

jayessell said...

For quad (and hex and octo) copters you'd need clockwise and anti clockwise engines.

Would an octo copter need four jet engines (mainly for lift) and four electric motors (mainly for stabilization)?