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GE Aviation readies first 3-D printed jet engine nozzle at Alabama plant

3-D printing

AUBURN, Alabama -- GE Aviation is turning its facility in Auburn into the world’s first factory for 3-D printed jet engine fuel nozzles, landing the Alabama plant a starring role in a technology that promises to revolutionize aerospace manufacturing. GE Aviation, one of the world’s...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Five trends lifting Alabama’s aerospace industry into new era

3-D printing

Alabama’s aerospace industry has already flown to the moon with the Saturn V rocket. Now, it’s ready for a new set of missions that will keep this critical sector of Alabama’s economy soaring in revolutionary ways. With aviation and aerospace officials from around the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

NASA Marshall engineers complete tests on 3-D printer for space station

3-D printing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center last month completed tests on a 3-D printer that showed the innovative device is ready to be launched to the International Space Station later this year. NASA says 3-D printing, also called additive manufacturing, carried...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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