Aerospace 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

With over a century of history, the Paris Air Show, aka SIAE 2019, aka Salon Le Bourget is now shaping up to be one of the key events for aerospace 3D printing and additive manufacturing industry operators, as the aerospace industry continues to lead in adoption of optimized 3D printed parts. Here you will find the most relevant Paris Air Show 2019 aerospace 3D printing and additive manufacturing news.


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IAI produces SkysPrinter, the first fully 3D printed drone for Israel’s Defense

The joint program by the MoD’s Flight Technologies Department, part of the Directorate for Defense Research and Development, and IAI…

2 weeks ago

A new aerospace world order

As the aviation industry recovers from a massive and unprecedented hit, the AM lessons learned over the last two decades…

2 weeks ago

Jim Taiclet becomes new Lockheed Martin President and CEO

In a planned leadership transition, experienced chief executive, Gulf War veteran and pilot James D. Taiclet, 60, today became president…

3 weeks ago

Lilium raises $35 million for upcoming VTOL taxi

Lilium, the Munich-based aviation company developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for regional air mobility, closed a…

3 weeks ago

General Atomics partners with Conflux on a new additively manufactured heat exchanger

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has partnered with Australia-based Conflux Technology on the development of a heat exchanger. The…

2 months ago

NASA selects Blue Origin National Team to return humans to the Moon

The Blue Origin National Team, which includes Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Draper, was selected by NASA to begin to…

2 months ago

Boeing lays off 16,000 as company dramatically cuts production

As Boeing lays off 16,000 employees, the firm's President and CEO Dave Calhoun issued a letter addressing aerospace market realities.…

2 months ago

New 12,500 sm Safran Additive Manufacturing Campus is on track to open in 2021

Aerospace giant Safran is bringing all of its additive manufacturing activities under one roof at a new site called the…

4 months ago

Additive manufacturing history in the making as Boeing 777X makes maiden flight with GE9X engines

Additive manufacturing history was made with the first flight of the Boeing 777X aircraft. That's because each of the two…

5 months ago

Will 3D printed SuperDraco engines stand up to Crew Dragon’s launch escape test? [update: yes]

Before it can conduct manned missions to the ISS, the Moon, Mars and Beyond, SpaceX has to prove that its…

6 months ago