GE Receives Air Force Airworthiness Qualification in Under a Year for First Metal 3D-Printed, Critical Jet Engine Part

Pathfinder with the USAF’s Propulsion Directorate and Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO) gathers momentum as it establishes its own qualification path for additively manufactured metal parts Cincinnati, OH, June 8, 2021 – GE Aviation has received Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) approval from the US Air Force Read More »

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US Air Force and GE’s Collaboration on Metal Additive Reaches First Technology Milestone with 3D Printed Sump Cover for F110 Engine

Program with Air Force’s Rapid Sustainment Office aims to accelerate adoption of metal additive technologies to improve readiness, sustainment and de-risk spare parts supply chain CINCINNATI, OH, May 15, 2020 – In mid-2019, GE Additive and GE Aviation approached the US Air Force to propose Read More »

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America Makes Awards $8 Million to UDRI for Additive Manufacturing R&D to Support Air Force Efforts Toward Safe, More Efficient Sustainment

  July 15, 2016 –The University of Dayton Research Institute has been awarded $8 million from America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, to lead a national program that will use additive manufacturing to help the Air Force more efficiently and affordably sustain aging Read More »

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