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Commercial Jet Engines Get 3D Printing Treatment From GE

By Preeti Upadhyaya  April 17, 2015 — A little-known jet engine part made aviation history this week, becoming the first 3D-printed component approved by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to fly inside a commercial jet. The 3D-printed metallic part houses the jet’s compressor inlet temperature sensor. Soon, according to GE Aviation, the 3D-printed parts will be used to upgrade hundreds of GE90 […]