3D printing has shown its value in the firearms business, but it's now made its way to fighter jets.
The Royal Air Force, for instance, has flown Tornado fighter jets that included parts made from 3D printers, the BBC reported on Monday. BAE Systems manufactured the jets.
Although the parts weren't of extremely high value, like wings or landing gear, they did find a home as guards for cockpit radios. 3D printing was also used to protect take-off shafts, the BBC says.
Over the past year, 3D printing has found its way into headlines. The technology allows individuals, … Read more