University of Southampton-Southampton Engineers Test Fly Printed Aircraft Off Royal Navy Ship

  July 23, 2015-A 3D printed aircraft has successfully launched off the front of a Royal Navy warship and landed safely on a Dorset beach. HMS Mersey provided the perfect platform for the University of Southampton to test out their SULSA unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Read More »

Launch of SULSA 3D printed UAV from HMS Mersey (Photo courtesy of University of Southampton)

University of Southampton – Researchers to Test New Optical Fibre 3D Printing Technique

by University of Southampton 2 July 2015 – Researchers at the University of Southampton are set to investigate using 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, techniques in the fabrication of optical fibre. This entirely new way of making fibre could pave the way for more complex structures capable Read More »

Photo courtesy of the University of Southampton

EOS, GmbH-University of Southampton Staff and Students Fly the World’s First Laser-Sintered Aircraft

by EOS, GmbH It is not the first time that aviation history has been made in Southampton. It was in this city in the south of England that the brilliant designer, Reginald Joseph Mitchell, developed the Spitfire, the most famous British fighter aircraft in the Read More »