Bastian Schaefer: A 3D-printed jumbo jet

Bastian Schaefer: A 3D-printed jumbo jet
October 2, 2013 ted.com
A 3D-printed jumbo jet

Aircraft engineer, Bastian Schaefer and a team of designers at Airbus have been imagining the high-concept future of the jet airlplane — in a future with less fuel and more passengers. In this brilliant TED talk, he shows off a speculative design for the future of jet planes, with a skeleton inspired by strong, flexible, natural forms. Imagine an airplane that’s full of light and space, and built up from generative parts in a 3D printer…

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