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More than 1,000 parts on the Airbus 350 XWB aircraft are 3D printed with materials that have only recently started using.
This means that the aircraft has more 3D printed parts than any other parts before.
This is an important step because new light materials can be used and produced according to airline safety standards, said an expert.
Stratasys says their printers are used to make parts, which reduces production time and costs.
In a statement, the United States
The Israeli company says its 3D production system for Stratasys Ltd has been used to produce the first batch of 'more than 1,000' flying partsof-its-
350 XWB aircraft delivered in December 2014.
This process helps Airbus to ensure that it meets its delivery deadline for the airline.
'As far as I know, this is certainly unprecedented in scale,' said James Woodcock, a 3D printing expert.
'Historically, the use of 3D printed parts is on military aircraft, not on commercial aircraft.